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CNNMoney Features Pearl's Premium "An eco-friendly lawn you don't have to mow"
Thursday, July 7, 2011
It's hard to imagine anything more innocuous than a lush suburban lawn. That's what 63-year-old entrepreneur Jackson Madnick used to think -- until a golf course killed his cat. His cat, Kitty, sickened and died 14 years ago. A groundskeeper at the nearby links told Madnick that many local...
Green Building News ~ June 8, 2011
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Pearl’s Premium drought-resistant Ultra Low Maintenance Lawn Seed is engineered to save watering, mowing and fertilizer while preventing runoff to help preserve drinking water supplies and protecting consumers from the health risks from lawn pesticides and chemical fertilizers. The seed grows at...
The New England Business Bulletin Features Pearl's Premium Inventor, Jackson Madnick
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Grass seed innovator may disrupt industry   FALL RIVER, Mass. — Lawn care is a $40 billion business, and Jackson Madnick's low maintenance, drought-resistant grass seed is turning the industry on its head. Madnick, a scientist and environmental expert, spent eight years developing...
WBUR NPR - Local Man Invents New Uber Grass (Article and Podcast)
Friday, May 13, 2011
By: Monica Brady-Myerov (CLICK HERE FOR PODCAST)WAYLAND, Mass. — The first thing you notice about Jackson Madnick’s house in Wayland is that there’s no lawn. He lives by a pond, so for eight years he experimented with grass seed by growing batches of it on his patio.“We had thousands and...
Popular Science Magazine features Pearl's Premium as one of this year's garden aids that takes the irk out of yard work
Friday, May 6, 2011
Grass Seed Imagine mowing only once a month and rarely having to water. Pearl’s blend of Dakota fescue, perennial rye and Kentucky bluegrass grows deeply (to capture more nutrients) and slowly (to extend time between mows).