• Perhapsjustsniffit
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      2 months ago

      Most lawn if left to nature will resestablish. Invasives actively repel an areas natural species and take space from them forcing them out.

    • WhyDoYouPersist@lemmy.world
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      2 months ago

      Listen I agree with the sentiment, but certain grasses are much more invasive than others. Like I would have to rip out KR bluestem on sight if I saw a seed head coming up, whereas St. Augustine is also invasive but dies away in a flash without artificial irrigation so not as big of a problem. If I were to let my yard go without easing into controlled reintroduction of native grasses, herbs, and wildflowers, I would just get overwhelmed by KR getting blown in and self sowing into the dead patches of bare topsoil.

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        1 month ago

        I’m not sure if I have KR bluestem, but I do seem to have at least 6 types of different grass. This is the second year of no-mow: