How beneficial really is "No Mow May?"

More importantly, the fact that in some places neighbors can complain about the aesthetics of your private property and force you to change them according to their tastes is utterly insane, whether the property is hideous or not.

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If a well mown lawn is civilised, then civilisation has never reached my gardens.

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“No mow may” is just another form of greenwashing what is a bad practice. Why have lawns, anyway?

truth!

Here in the northern Great Plains in the US, No Mow May is good to keep people from vigorously cleaning up their yards in April which gives the critters that overwintered in leaf piles a little extra time.

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First city in the US (in 2020) would be more accurate. No Mow May started in the UK earlier

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Ah ok. I heard that from the local newspaper, so I guess it had some local biases.

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Completely agree!

Sharing a nice No Mow story:
https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/millions-of-wildflowers-now-delight-the-communtiy-where-vermont-couple-used-to-spend-all-day-mowing-grass/

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