Maintaining an organic landscape is a fun task for anyone. Also, the benefits of going organic highly outweigh any drawbacks. There are many ways to get started with your new organic landscape, and if you are in or around the communities of Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette or Orinda, you can contact Laural Landscapes for help! Here are the top four benefits of going organic with your landscaping now.

1. Healthier Lawn

If you maintain a lawn, chances are your plants are addicted to fertilizer, frequent watering, and constant care. While this is not a bad thing by any means, it can be costly and time consuming to constantly tend to your lawn. Well-planned organic lawns are generally healthier because they can withstand any local condition, shrug off the occasional pest, and do not need to be tended to all of the time.

2. Greener Environment

Organic lawn care is very important because it directly impacts us and everything around us. As of 15 years ago, American homeowners were applying 70 million pounds of pesticides and tons of fertilizer every year, which compromises the environment. Consider what kind of fertilizer you are using, what happens to grass clippings, and the effects of using so much water. Going organic will not only help drastically cut back on these numbers but will help the planet!

3. More Variety, Less Work

Going organic not only lets you have more options when it comes to planting, but it saves a lot of time. Your first step can be mulching, which leaves the soil moist enough to thrive. Without it you will need to spend time, money and resources to save your plants. Also, you can save grass clippings and give worms a meal! Finally, be sure to choose different plants that will thrive in the environment and not require lots of maintenance.  If you need help choosing and are in or around the communities of Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette or Orinda, you can contact Laural Landscapes for help on getting started

4. Less Water Used

Every plant needs a certain level of water, some more than others. Having healthy and fresh soil eliminates the need to water constantly especially in summer. It can save you lots of time and resources, and it has a good impact on the environment.

Are You Considering an Organic Landscape for Your Home?

 

Making the decision to design and install an organic landscape for your home or business can be a big project to tackle all on your own.  At Laural Landscapes, we have been partnering with homeowners across Contra Costa County for more than 20 years, helping to bring their dream outdoor spaces to life and transforming their backyards and front yards into beautiful, sustainable, environmentally friendly, organic spaces that last a lifetime.  A landscape design is a holistic creation. It moves, breathes, changes all the time. Each element in it: the hardscape, plants, water, sky; interact with each other to be a green symphony.

What do you want your plant song to be? A quiet place for meditation, sports area, wildlife sanctuary, vegetable garden or a combination of things. All are possible. Your plant song is going to be different from anybody else’s because you are different from anybody else.  Ready to get started? If you are in or around the communities of Concord, Walnut Creek, Lafayette or Orinda give us a call or contact us for your free consultation at (925) 274-0782.  Laural Landscapes, Organic by Design.

 

Sources

  1. https://www.ecolandscaping.org/05/ecological-landscaping-101/going-organic/
  2. https://www.puregreenllc.com/resources/blog/april-2015/happy-earth-day-importance-of-organic-lawn-care
  3. https://www.planetnatural.com/organic-lawn-care-101/benefits/
  4. https://www.hgtv.com/design/outdoor-design/landscaping-and-hardscaping/design/organic-landscaping
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