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eco-tipsFollowing these Eco-Tips for Your Backyard from Heidelberg Farms to improve your footprint on the planet and keep your landscape at its best!

  • Shred leaves in the fall and use them as mulch for a flower bed. 
  • Build a compost pile and get ride of garden waste on site. 
  • Leave grass clippings on the lawn to refeed the soil food web.
  • Mow lawns at least 3 inches high.
  • Irrigate only when necessary.
  • Use native plants that provide food for birds and other wildlife
  • Consider converting some of your lawn to a meadow.
  • Choose only non-toxic products for your home and landscape.

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