Quebecer hopes act of 'horticultural disobedience' will urge others to rethink lawns

A cyclist rides by a re-naturalized garden in Montreal on Friday, July 23, 2021. Ecologists say natural yards have a number of benefits: increased biodiversity, food for birds and insects, less need for water and pesticides, and a reduction of the urban heat island effect. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson A cyclist rides by a re-naturalized garden in Montreal on Friday, July 23, 2021. Ecologists say natural yards have a number of benefits: increased biodiversity, food for birds and insects, less need for water and pesticides, and a reduction of the urban heat island effect. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

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