green lawn at home. On a Sunny summer day.

History’s Ted Steinberg discussed the trend of clover lawns

Clover lawns are blooming in front yards, and on TikTok

The New York Times: Ted Steinberg, the Adeline Barry Davee Distinguished Professor of History and author of American Green: the Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn, discussed the trend of clover supplanting well-manicured grass, amid droughts and extreme heat. “It has long provided an important ecological function by capturing nitrogen from the air and adding it to the soil, effectively fertilizing the lawn,” he said.