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Did You Know You Can Eat Your Lawn (If Your Parents Don’t Kill it First)?

[caption id="attachment_5034" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="A group of students visiting the Indianapolis Museum of Art gathered outside to taste lawn "weeds" with SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey on Thursday. "][/caption] Yesterday was definitely a highlight of the whirlwind spring tour for SafeLawns. The Indianapolis Museum of Art — which features a 150-acre public botanic garden as its backdrop — wa ...

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Hundreds of College Students Enjoy Lawn Games in Boston

[caption id="attachment_5026" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="A core group of volunteers made the Tag, Toss & Run field day run smoothly at Northeastern University in Boston on Monday. "][/caption] BOSTON — Facing the start of final exams later this week, hundreds of college students at Northeastern University left the confines of their dorms and the library to join SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey for a ...

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Job Opening: Glenstone Seeks Grounds Superintendent

ART MUSEUM KNOWN FOR HISTORIC ORGANIC TRANSFORMATION [caption id="attachment_5020" align="alignleft" width="324" caption="Glenstone plans to add the position of grounds superintendent. "][/caption] For nearly two years the SafeLawns Foundation has helped coordinate one of the most historically significant organic landscape transformations in North America. We are now being asked to help find the project’s n ...

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Captain Planet Unveils Tag, Toss & Run Book

[caption id="attachment_5011" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Authors Paul Tukey and Victoria Rowell share their new book with Captain Planet at the foundation's Friday night reception in Atlanta."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_5013" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Hosts Laura Turner Seydel and Rutherford Seydel, right, welcomed Atlanta Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli along with Paul and V ...

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Farmers Sue for Roundup Poisonings

A group of farmers from Argentina have sued Monsanto, the makers of Roundup, for "knowingly" allowing them to be poisoned while using the weed killer and other pesticides. Citing "devastating birth defects," the lawsuit filed in a Delaware court also names significant players in the tobacco industry, including the Altria Group, Philip Morris Cos., Philip Morris USA, Carolina Leaf Tobacco, and the Universal ...

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Interested in a Wildflower Meadow? Read This

In Part II of his series, Rethinking the America Lawn, David Salman — the founder of High Country Gardens — examines the historic and current role of wildflowers: http://www.safelawns.org/blog/index.php/2011/02/guest-blog-rethinking-the-american-lawn-part-ii/ ...

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Tag, Toss & Run Showcase Wows Disney Audiences

Paul Tukey, the co-author of Tag, Toss & Run, was on hand this week at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival where he showcased his new book and talked about the importance of sustainable lawn care and landscaping. These photos were contributed by Disney photographer Ron Riccio: [caption id="attachment_4991" align="alignleft" width="587" caption="SafeLawns Founder Paul Tukey explains that part of his mission i ...

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Good Day Orlando Features Tag, Toss & Run

Busy SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey stopped by the Orlando, Fla., Fox news affiliate this morning for a fun segment with the station's on-air team of Amy Kaufeldt and Michelle Burdo to showcase the new book, Tag, Toss & Run that he co-authored with actress Victoria Rowell: http://www.myfoxorlando.com/dpp/good_day/040412-Getting-kids-out-to-play ...

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Martha Stewart to Feature Tag, Toss & Run Book April 13

NEW YORK — Authors Paul Tukey and Victoria Rowell will join the Martha Stewart Show on the Hallmark Channel on Friday, April 13, for a discussion of their new book, Tag, Toss & Run. The show is slated to feature game demonstrations, as well as a crafting segment with Martha making a game from scratch. Members of the studio audience will receive copies of the book, as well as a Ladder Toss game set from www. ...

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