There are hundreds of great lawn-care tips to be found online, but not that many that you might consider Eco-friendly. I have made sure all of these ten tips are environmentally friendly and will cause no harm upon ecosystems or the environment…


 

Stop Gathering Those Grass Cuttings

Stop Gathering Those Grass Cuttings

Stop Gathering Those Grass Cuttings

Instead of going through the hassle of collecting all the grass cuttings and throwing them onto the compost heap why not simply leave them! They will quickly decompose into the soil which not only makes the grass healthier, but it will also cut down on the amount of grass feed to need to give your lawn! This is probably the best lawn-care tip you will learn!

Go Electric

Go Electric

Go Electric

While we can debate the pros and cons of electric lawnmowers, there is no denying that electric is far better for the environment than any petrol (gas) powered lawn mowers on the market today. While it is more hassle with the lead, it is worth the extra work to save those extra few pollutants.

Let The Creatures Help

Let The Creatures Help

Let The Creatures Help

Some people do indeed have allergies to various insects like ants, but for those of you who don’t why not leave all the worms, bugs and ants to do their thing! Ants are well known for aerating the soil and worms make the lawn a lot healthier and better irrigated.

Water At Night

Water At Night

Water At Night

By watering your lawn at night it will not only save you money because it costs less but at nights lawns are better at absorbing moisture which means they need far less water! If you are keen to increase your watering efficiency this is a must.

K.I.S.S

K.I.S.S

K.I.S.S

No, this doesn’t mean you should start kissing your lawn one blade at a time, it is a backronym for “keep it simple, stupid”. Don’t have plants that require a lot of time and effort, especially those that need a lot of care and maintenance as this will often be done with chemicals. By keeping your plants simple your gardening life will be a lot simpler.

Make Sure Eco-friendly Really is Eco-friendly!

Make Sure Eco-friendly Really is Eco-friendly!

Make Sure Eco-friendly Really is Eco-friendly!

With hundreds of Eco-friendly sprays and lawn foods out there it can be easy to be tricked into buying something that isn’t Eco-friendly at all! Sometimes those “Eco-friendly” words on the box or bottle just means the packaging the product it is contained in is Eco-friendly, not what is inside. So make sure you fully understand what makes it so Eco-friendly in the first place.

Native plants Are The Best Plants

Native plants Are The Best Plants

Native plants Are The Best Plants

Its all well and good making your garden as colourful as possible, but it is those native plants that are better at not only saving water but also need far less care. If you look around some wild growing areas I am sure you will gain some inspiration.

Don't Feed The Birds

Don’t Feed The Birds

Don’t Feed The Birds

This is something of a controversial one, but by not feeding the local birds means the ground insects and more importantly worms will grow much higher in number. While birds will always eat worms and bugs, if they are not brought to your garden by a feeder or bird-bath they will find somewhere else that has and spend more time in that garden.

Use Rain Water

Use Rain Water

Use Rain Water

If you have a rain capture barrel or something like that you can use that to water the lawn and plants instead of using tap water. This will not only save you money but rainwater contains far more nutrients than tap water ever could.

Go Old School

Go Old School

Go Old School

Do you have a lot of leaves in the garden? Then sweep them up with a broom or rake, maybe even use a push-along mower rather than one that is self-powered. If you think about all those handy tools you use, by not using them you could save yourself a fortune and make the environment a little better in the process. Sure, it will mean a lot more work, but isn’t it worth it to feel a little more eco-friendly?

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