• Gardening September 7, 2022 6:09 pm

    Will Your Brown Grass Ever Be Green Again? Don't Give Up Hope Just Yet

    It was definitely not the year of the picture-perfect lush lawn. Heat waves, a drought and town water bans resulted in acres of dry, brown, dead grass. “I can’t remember any other year, like this year,” said Peter Mezitt, president of Weston Nurseries in Massachusetts. “We had droughts in 2020 and in 2016, but this one was definitely worse because it…

  • Gardening June 29, 2022 12:04 pm

    Nonessential Water Use Ban in Scituate After Failure at Treatment Plant

    The residents of Scituate, Massachusetts, are banned from using nonessential water outside after a failure at a treatment plant and amid high summer demand, the city said. The ban is apparently indefinite — the South Coast town’s message to residents didn’t give an end date. A sludge collection system in the town’s Surface Water Treatment Plant failed, and repairs...

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