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Places to Visit While You Can Still Walk on the Grass, Jordan Edition

Dec 27 2010
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While I'm still on the right side of the grass (i.e., above it), I'm working on my life list.

As-Siq and Al-Khazneh at Petra in Jordan

Jordan may lack the natural resources of its neighbors, but it is home to many natural and cultural splendors. The Dead Sea and Petra (photo, right) are two such wonders.

Grass Grows Everywhere, Even in the Middle East... Water Not So Much

Dec 27 2010
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If you're in the grass business, snow on the ground means its time to take a little vacation and start thinking about the spring season. I'm doing a little of both during a year-end trip. My travels are taking me to Jordan and Egypt this time, and I'm seeing a lot of grass. Construction has been booming in the arab world, fueled by petro-dollars for sure but also by growing, increasingly well-educated populations and liberalizing economies.

Grass Looks Good in Green Roof Experiment

Dec 26 2010
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We have been so busy helping people and organizations convert their existing lawns to Pearl's Premium low maintenance sustainable lawns that we don't always have time to do the new things we know we need to do.

So, the day before my extended family was coming to town was probably not the time to install a green roof. But when the inspiration strikes and the window opens...

Here's our Pearl's Premium green roof demonstration project.

Pearl's Premium Green Roof

Renewed Sustainable Lawn Mission at GreenBuild 2010

Nov 19 2010
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Pearl's Premium GreenBuild 2010 Booth