Love this ….

“Using a petrol-powered leaf blower produces the same amount of emissions as a 1,770km (1,100 mile) car journey” The swoosh swoosh of a broom is a lovely sound plus great exercise.

“Operating a petrol lawn mower for one hour releases as much smog-forming pollution as driving for 160km (100 miles)”

(15 June 2022 – via CNN and TikTok)

(image by others, opinions on blog my own)

Lawn covers 23% of urban landscapes – embracing wild lawns can have a huge impact on drought resilience, boosting biodiversity and creating carbon capture in urban regions.

(as an example, the great Mercedes are developing engines in partnership with bio-diesel producers hoping to convert in a few years. Happily one of our favourite sports will be carbon neutral soon.)