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D.I.Y.

The Benefits & Ecology of a Moss Lawn

Moss will grow practically anywhere--shade, sun, partial sun/shade, wet, semi-arid, etc. Learn about the ecological benefits of encouraging it in our yards.

Removing Lawn to Make Way for More Habitat

So, you’re interested in decreasing the size of your lawn. We can help. This article discusses several tried and true ways people remove lawn. From small patches, to whole lawns--these techniques will get you started down the path to less lawn and more...pollinator flower beds? Trees? Shrubs? Veggie Garden?

Installing and Maintaining a Native Lawn

Have you had enough of all the mowing, watering, and chemical applications needed to keep your traditional turf short, green, and weed free? Are you interested in improving your yard to provide habitat for birds and other wildlife but still want to keep a grassy open area for recreation? Perhaps it is time to go […]

Design Advice

Native Lawn FTW! (For The Win)

If you've fought the lawn and the lawn won, let this inspire you to make a come back.

Native Grasses for Your Native Lawn

There are many factors to consider when choosing native grasses. Let this guide help you decide.

Healthy Ecosystems

Effective and Safe Alternatives to Insecticides

After all the work of prepping, planting, and preening your gardens, the last thing you want to see are insects eating it to the ground. If we take a look at the real and persistent risks of insecticide use and compare it to the effectiveness of safer alternatives, we find the equation is not as straightforward as many of the marketing labels would have you believe.

Native Plants

Native Plant and Pollinator Books

Native plants and pollinators are the magnets that hold the fabric of biodiversity together. Here are some book titles that will provide a deeper look at the role that they both play in our landscapes and how to create beautiful, lively yards where both native plants and pollinators thrive.