Have a Beautiful Yard and Protect Water Quality
You can have a green lawn with less impact when you practice natural yard care. Get started with the tips and resources below.
5 Steps to a Healthier Yard
Yards are a great place to play and relax, but we sometimes waste a lot of water and use pesticides and fertilizers that pollute our streams and lakes.
Fortunately, you can have a beautiful yard and protect the environment. Just follow these five easy steps:
- Build healthy soil
- Choose the right plants for the right place
- Practice smart watering
- Practice natural pest, weed and disease control
- Practice natural lawn care
Interested in installing a rain garden? This handbook can help.
Residents of Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater may be eligible for rebates and incentives. Please visit your city’s website for information.