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How green Is your garden? A new rating system may tell you


January 16, 2009
By The New York Times

Jan. 16, 2009 – In the U.S., a new Sustainable Sites Initiative proposal premiered in November. The 179-page report was produced after three years of research by a
diverse group of architects, landscape architects, ecologists and
engineers and includes proposed guidelines for creating sustainable
landscapes. It outlines a point system for rating a landscape, much
like the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green
Building Rating System, which rates the sustainability of buildings. The New York Time reports. | READ MORE


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