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History’s Ted Steinberg discusses the history of lawn care as a coping mechanism during turbulent times

Maintaining a perfect lawn in a world turned upside-down

CBS Sunday Morning: Ted Steinberg, the Adeline Barry Davee Distinguished Professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences, spoke about the uptick in lawn manicuring during the pandemic. “You could argue that the perfect lawn is the perfect coping mechanism in a world that’s been turned upside-down,” he said.