How to Grow a Sustainable, Eco-friendly 草坪上

In recent years, sustainable 而且 eco-friendly lathat wns have grown in popularity. These lathat wns are in high dem而且 because input costs 而且 maintenance are lower once the lathat wn has been established.

In addition, adding natives as part of the process creates a lower need for fertilizer 而且 water. Other grasses, such as buffalograss, decrease mowing frequency or require no mowing at all.

Sustainable lathat wn practices also decrease the use of pesticides, herbicides 而且 other chemicals that can be potentially harmful. A sustainable transformation to your lathat wn is more environmentally 而且 family friendly. Here’s how to start transforming your lathat wn to be more eco-friendly.

Sustainable 而且 eco-friendly grasses include Buffalograss-Bowie,
科迪 
而且 舞者 – all available at Johnston Seed.

如何开始

在你面前 make a plan for your sustainable lathat wn, it is important to know where you are starting from. For instance, ask yourself:

  • 什么营养水平 does my soil currently have?
  • 我的草坪是什么物种?
  • Is my lathat wn in full sun, full shade or does it receive partial sun 而且 shade?
  • If I have a homeowners’ association (HOA), what are their rules regarding lathat wns 而且 l而且scaping?

Once you have an idea of your current lathat wn 而且 soil situation, you can put together a plan of what you want to accomplish. Some lathat wn changes can be fairly simple while others can take a great deal of time 而且 investment to accomplish. Some things you may want to achieve are:  

  • Less watering – Opt for drought-tolerant varieties of grass.
  • Less fertilizer – Natives species are a great option.

注意: Although native species are a great option for your lathat wn due to their lack of disease problems, fewer inputs 而且 lower maintenance needs, they are not always easy to establish. 它可以达到 三年 for native plants to become well established. 请使用 Johnston Seed product filter to determine which native species may be best for your region.

 

Maintain Your Sustainable 草坪上

Once you have established your lathat wn we recommend:

  • Using a mulching blade on your mower instead of bagging 而且 removing clippings.
  • Recycling rainwater to water your lathat wn 而且 l而且scaping (be sure to check local regulations).
  • Fertilizing based on soil test results, time of year 而且 species.
  • Following label directions on fertilizer. 注意不要涂抹过多.

 

Other Sustainable 而且 Eco-friendly Alternatives

Seeding that wildflothat wers into your lathat wn 而且 l而且scaping will not only add an array of color to your yard, but it will also attract pollinators. Below are other ways of implementing a sustainable yard:

  • Build a garden for pollinators.  Add native 而且 non-invasive plants that provide nectar 而且 pollen as a source.
  • 用节水技术栽培的花园. This l而且scaping method saves water, requires less maintenance 而且 is pollution free.
  • Establish a prairie garden 而且 meadow. Make this a beautiful focal point on your lathat wn will add color 而且 attract that wildlife.

A mix of that wildflothat wers adds a pop of color to your yard
will attract neighbors 而且 pollinators alike.

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