What is purely organic lawn care? We are seeing this term more and more in the industry and the writer actually had a difficult time finding out just what is really meant by organic lawn care. Here is the definition that we were able to come up with for organic lawn care after searching quite a few web sites.
Organic Lawn Care – the process of maintaining a healthy lawn without using chemicals such as fertilizer, herbicides or pesticides. The term organic actually refers to material that is made up of carbon based compounds from living organisms. Organic fertilizers are produced from these types of materials.
More and more towns and cities, even some provinces in Canada have banned the use of chemical based pesticides and herbicides for use on home owner lawns. This has left many lawns full of weeds and the grass looking unhealthy.
Some homeowners are unwilling to explore ways of managing their lawns or spending the time it takes to have a healthy lawn. The term, purely organic lawn care, has become a marketing term as well for many lawn care companies who promote their services as well.
What is the average home owner supposed to do and how can they maintain their lawns without using chemicals? How can they have that green healthy lawn that looks great and makes our homes look fantastic as well?
We have found many tips for maintaining your lawn.
This is a rather long list; however these various steps do work and provide a healthy looking lawn. Some homeowners may find that it takes a little more work than they are used to, however avoiding the use of pesticides is a very positive thing since these chemicals can cause various medical conditions in humans including cancer. We want to keep these chemicals out of our food and water supplies as much as possible.
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Working outside on your lawn will also give you some exercise and contribute to the vitamin D that we all need in our bodies. We have noticed of late that many people seem to have given up on their lawns now that pesticides are banned in our area. They are full of weeds, particularly dandelions which just look awful. A few hours a week of work on your lawn can make a huge difference to the health of your lawn as well as contributing to the value of your property!