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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Sod industry: Grass isn't the enemy

Not exactly about the Florida Springs but I sometimes see this issue about
St. Augustine grass showing up in regards to water conservation.

Published September 17, 2008 - Daily Commercial
Irrigation controls, water-saving technologies and education would be more effective than banning a grass that can sometimes be more resilient than other drought-resistant varieties, those industry leaders argued during a Tuesday county commission workshop.

Simply banning a grass instead of encouraging methods for water conservation doesn't get commissioners to the ultimate goal of saving water, said David Dymond, board member with the Florida Sod Growers Cooperative and general manager of a sod growing business.

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