SUSTAINING OUR YARDS
Changes in what and how we plant make a big difference in the health of our yards. What we use to maintain our natural spaces, can also make a bit difference to the overall health of our neighborhoods.
Planting native species provide many benefits to our yards. Native plants are more suited to local climates and soil conditions, therefore they require less pest control, water, and fertilizer than introduced species need. They are an energy rich rewards to all sorts of pollinators and they restore the biodiversity of the fauna and add natural beauty all around us.
Think about replacing your old gas powered lawn equipment with quiet, electric machinery to help by reduce noise AND air pollution.
There are a lot of little things that we can do in our yards that can help make it more sustainable and add more hospitable green space to your neighborhood!
Take a Deeper Dive and explore the Helpful Links below to learn more ways we can all enhance the sustainability of our yards!
Benefits of Planting Native Plants: USFS