Defining organic

We hear it all the time. What does organic really mean?

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At Heidelberg Farms, it starts with basic principles, which have been codified by the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) of which we are a part.

Basic Principles of Organic Lawn Care

  • Principle of health. Organic land care should sustain and enhance the health of soil, water, air, plant, animal, human, and planet as one and indivisible.
  • Principle of ecology. Organic land care should be based on ecological systems and cycles and should work with them, emulate them, and help sustain them.
  • Principle of care. Organic land care should be managed in a precautionary and responsible manner to protect the health and well-being of current and future generations and the environment.
  • Principle of fairness. Organic land care should build on relationships that ensure  fairness with regard to the common environment and life opportunities. Fairness is characterized by equity, respect, justice, and stewardship of the shared world, both

The themes that jumps out at us are fairness and caring. We are not selling a product. We are trying to care for the world, you, and your loves ones. In defining organic, we like to think that it marries the heart with science and biology. There is a method to what organic landscapers do.

Can’t afford an organic lawn care program this spring? Are you sure? Is it ever too late to start reversing the harm? It is not as expensive as you think–and besides, can any of us really afford to not make an investment in the earth around us? What about our kids?

Click HERE to learn more about our organic lawn care program.

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Heidelberg Farms serves southern NH, Maine and northern Massachusetts. We are among over 500 Organic Land Care Professionals throughout the Northeast and beyond that are accredited by the NOFA Organic Land Care Program.

We take our role as land stewards very seriously and appreciate your consideration. We care not just about your lawn, but you! Call us at (603) 501 9919!


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