Lawn and Garden


Learn 5 easy steps to a healthy, water-efficient landscape:

  1. Build Healthy Soil with Compost and Mulch
  2. Choose the Right Plants for your Site
  3. Practice Smart Watering and Irrigation
  4. Use Natural Pest, Weed and Disease Control Methods
  5. Practice Natural Lawn Care

Or read about the 5 steps in the Natural Yard Care guide (pdf), or in Spanish El Cuidado Natural del Jardín (pdf).


The right plants for your site will grow deeper roots, have fewer pest problems, and need less water and work to look beautiful all year. Learn how to choose the right plant for the right place.

  • Mulch
  • Plant
  • Weed
  • Compost
  • Aerate lawns
  • Test irrigation
  • Mow higher
  • Go brown
  • Use drip irrigation
  • Use soaker hose
  • Mulch with leaves
  • Plant
  • Weed
  • Compost
  • Fertilize lawns
  • Plan for spring
  • Tune equipment
  • Harvest rain
  • Sharpen mowers
  • Weed and mulch
  • Grow a beautiful yard.
  • Protect your health.
  • Protect the environment.
  • Save time.
  • Save money.

Call the Garden Hotline at (206) 633-0224 or email


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