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Lawn Games For Life Debut Rousing at Philadelphia Flower Show

Broad smiles and spontaneous laughter marked the debut of the Lawn Games for Life campaign presented for the first time by SafeLawns at the Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday night. These old-fashioned hoops (from Cooperman in Vermont) were a precursor to the plastic hula hoops that became popular in 1958. (Tony Cerveny photos)

Broad smiles and spontaneous laughter marked the debut of the Lawn Games for Life campaign presented for the first time by SafeLawns at the Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday night. These old-fashioned hoops (from Cooperman in Vermont) were a precursor to the plastic hula hoops that became popular in 1958. (Tony Cerveny photos)

A flower show patron gleefully tried her hand at Molkky, a Finnish game.

A flower show patron gleefully tried her hand at Molkky, a Finnish game.

SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey, co-author of the book, Tag, Toss & Run, invited audience members up on stage to attempt several games that are included in the book.

SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey, co-author of the book, Tag, Toss & Run, invited audience members up on stage to attempt several games that are included in the book.

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Paul Tukey

An international leader of the green movement, Mr. Tukey is a journalist, author, filmmaker, TV host, activist and award-winning public speaker, who is widely recognized as North America's leading advocate for landscape sustainability and toxic pesticide reduction strategies.

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