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Where's Bob? His Grass Grows Slowly
Help us find Bob! We get feedback all the time. Most of the time its flattering stuff... "Pearl's Premium is great; it really does grow slowly..." or "Your grass grew in my lawn where nothing has grown before; finally, I have lawn..." or "I gave up the chemicals and I'd all but given up on having...
MassChallenge Win Resounding Validation for our Sustainable Lawn Care Mission
We did it! Pearl’s Premium won a $50,000 cash prize at the MassChallenge international competition for innovative ideas. With 446 startups from across the U.S. and 26 countries competing in MassChallenge, winning was a great honor and a resounding validation for how Pearl’s Premium grass...
Send Us Packing! Help Pearl's Premium Sell Grass Seed Around the World
The polls may have closed on the U.S. elections, but you can still vote for Pearl's Premium in the British Airways Face the Opportunity ContestThe contest gives small businesses the chance to win free round trip airfare to anywhere in the British Airways network. So, they can see their...
Sustainable Grass Meets Sustainable Rapid Transit... Very Cool
I love Hull! A beautiful beach arching along the Atlantic bookended by majestic big wind turbines and populated by an energized citizenry.We do several sustainability events in the name of the Pearl's Premium grass seed mission to make the American lawn sustainable - less mowing, less watering, no...
GreenBuild 2010 Blows into Windy City Showcasing Sustainable Construction in City Renowned for Building Innovation
Pearl's Premium was proud to participate in the leading sustainable construction event of the year. Sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council, the same people who brought us L.E.E.D., GreenBuild is a clearinghouse for innovative ideas and products and an opportunity to network with all the...
Renewed Sustainable Lawn Mission at GreenBuild 2010
We just packed up our booth after attending GreenBuild 2010 in Chicago (see me in photo in our booth we shared with Rate It Green). It was mind blowing to see so many cool and intriguing new products on the "green front." It turned out to be a very busy few days at our Pearl's Premium...
Grass Looks Good in Green Roof Experiment
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...
Grass Grows Everywhere, Even in the Middle East... Water Not So Much
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...
Places to Visit While You Can Still Walk on the Grass, Jordan Edition
While I'm still on the right side of the grass (i.e., above it), I'm working on my life list.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.Chosen one of the seven...
Greenest Office Building in the Nation, What’s Beyond the Walls?
You may have seen a recent article in the Wall Street Journal touting the lessons learned from the builders and inhabitants of the nation’s ‘greenest building,’ the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado.  This innovative building is very cool - equipped with a transpired...