Landscapes are all about greenery: perennials, trees, and grass. However, a yard that is green and beautiful is not necessarily environmentally friendly.
The two main environmental problems common to the yard are buying exotic plants and buying plants that require a lot of care. Exotic plants have to travel long distances to get to your home, which means using up fossil fuels and creating pollution along the way. You also don’t want plants that are too dependent on chemical fertilizers, artificial pesticides, and extra watering, all of which hurt the environment. So how do you promote an eco-friendly landscape?
· Consider replacing your natural grass lawn with pasto sintetico. Studies show that, over a 20 year period, maintenance on a lawn composed of non-native grass can cost seven times more than the costs necessary to maintain a native wetland or prairie. Grass guzzles gallons of water every day. Switching to synthetic grass will save water and save you money on your next water bill. Many cities also have rebate programs for homeowners who install synthetic turf lawns.
· When you’re planning your lawn space, choose grasses that are suitable for the area you plan to put them. For example, there are varieties of grasses that do better in the shade. Others do well in full sun. Still others prefer a mix of shade and sun. You may need to plant several different types of grass for different parts of yard. Pasto sintetico en Querataro will survive regardless of weather conditions.
· Avoid cutting your grass too short, especially during hot, sunny days. Grass cut too short is more sensitive to heat and drought, which means it will require more water to remain healthy.
· Buy native plant varieties from local nursery producers. These plants will not have traveled long distances and are inherently capable of dealing with the local climate and environment. Most local plant varieties also have some form of resistance against common insect pests.
· Instead of chemical fertilizers, mix organic compost into your soil. You can make your own compost from kitchen scraps or purchase some from your local nursery. Compost is a great way to recycle waste and provide your plants with much-needed nutrients.
· One of the reasons many people choose pasto artificial en Monterrey is for its low maintenance. There are a variety of low-maintenance plants out there that save water and reduce the time needed for maintenance. Asters, pansies, marigold, and tulips are just a handful of flowers that don’t require much maintenance. Clover naturally resists insects and can compete against weeds, eliminating your need for harmful herbicides and pesticides.
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