5 Environmentally friendly ways to look after your lawn

5 Environmentally friendly ways to look after your lawn

There are many ways in which you can incorporate environmentally friendly practices into your lawn care. By making these easy switches to sustainability, we can reduce our ecological impact and create a healthier outdoor environment.

Water conservation

An easy place to start is by being mindful of water usage and trying to conserve wherever possible, not to mention the savings on your utility bill. Remember, minimising water waste maximises your efficiency!

1. Water your lawn in the morning or late evening to minimise water loss due to evaporation

2. Adjust your sprinkler system to avoid watering the pavement and surrounding areas

Natural lawn fertilisers

3. Create your own compost mix using fruit and vegetable scraps, grass clippings and leaves. Spread your compost over your lawn for natural nourishment

4. Consider switching to organic lawn fertilisers as this will help improve your soil condition, while also providing a good source of food for your lawn through the release of nutrients.

Embrace native plants

5. Introduce some native plants to your land to support local ecosystems and enhance biodiversity. Native plants are a sustainable replacement to non-natives as they require less water, fertilisers and pesticides and are also adapted to the local climate and soil conditions. You could consider planting native grasses, flowers or shrubs too.

Looking for some quick tips to help ease into the sustainable way?


  • Applying a thin layer of mulch around plants to preserve moisture.
  • Ensure you aren’t over-watering to avoid water wastage and drowning your plants.
  • Try not to over-mow your lawn as it can weaken the grass, increase water requirements, and leave your yard vulnerable to weeds.

By incorporating these easy, eco-friendly lawn practices into your lawn care routine, you will be contributing to a greener future while maintaining the functionality and aesthetics of your outdoor space!

Got Questions?

If you have questions about any of these tips or want to learn more about sustainable alternatives, get in touch with our friendly team today!

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