Ask for What You Want or Make a Change
At last, spring! Time to get out in the yard and dig in the dirt. For those who bolster their own yard care efforts with outside service, this is a good time to reassess home landscaping programs with an eye to quieter, greener practices.
At our landscaping Zoom workshops in the fall – you can view the first one here – panelists shared the hazards to operators and residents using gas-powered equipment. Breathing fumes from fossil fuel emissions can cause lung damage and other health issues, noise can be irritating and lead to hearing loss, plus particulate pollution that can include pesticides and animal feces can also be a hazard for operators and customers.
Consider these steps to creating a healthier yard:
Below is a short list of landscapers that offer organic and electric-powered land care options. We want to grow this list! If you know of others, please reach out here. And if you love your current landscape crew but they are still using gas-powered equipment, consider discussing ways they might transition their offerings to include a more earth-friendly approach. These crews are there to serve you and business wonders may appreciate your input.
a Blade of Grass
T.J. Collins Landscaping