Pioneer Valley
Planning Commission

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst, MA
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Press Release

CONTACT: Anne Capra, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 413) 781-6045
May 19, 2008

Lawn Care Workshop Series

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission is partnering with communities and local sponsors to present a series of lawn care workshops this summer as part of the Greenscapes Massachusetts program.

Two workshops are currently scheduled in the Pioneer Valley:

Healthy Lawns and Landscapes
Learn how to have a beautiful lawn and landscape that’s healthy for your family, neighbors, pets, and the environment.
Tuesday, June 3, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Ludlow Town Hall, 2488 Chapin Street, 1st Floor, Conference Rooms 1 and 2

Organic Lawn Care
Learn about organic lawn care practices and how to transition away from lawn care chemicals to develop excellent soil health for thriving lawn and plant growth.
Presented by Bob Hansmann, Bob’s Organic Lawn Care
Wednesday, June 11, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Easthampton Enrichment Center, 19 Union Street

Please register for these free workshops by contacting Anne Capra at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission at or (413) 781-6045. Refreshments will be served and attendees will have the opportunity to win door prizes.

More workshops are being planned. For information about upcoming events and the Greenscapes program, visit

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