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Eco Friendly Lawn Care

Eco Friendly Lawn Care

Eco Friendly Lawn Care

Rustic living is a way to get much closer to nature, and a big part of that is trying to be as eco-friendly as possibly. But did you know about how much we waste when trying to maintain a nice lawn. Two major areas we can improve on this is with finding some alternatives to our standard mowers, and how we fertilize our lawns and gardens. The following is a collection of products that can help us become more eco-friendly with our lawn and garden care.

Fiskars StaySharp Max Reel Mower

The StaySharp Max Reel Mower features advanced technology that delivers best-in-class cutting performance – no gas, oil, charging or cords required. This advanced design is 60 percent easier to push than other reel mowers and boasts 2X more cutting power than standard designs. Plus, a StaySharp Cutting System eliminates the cost and inconvenience of manual blade sharpening. The cut height can be easily adjusted from 1-4 inch, inset wheels enable ultra-close edging and one-touch handle height adjustment improves comfort and control. In addition, a reversible grass chute can be positioned to direct clippings forward, away from your feet, or backward and downward, making it easier to mow tough patches while limiting messiness. The StaySharp Max Reel Mower is ideal for all grass types, even tough southern varieties like St. Augustine, Zoysia, Bahia and Bermuda.

Prudance Hose Nozzle Hand Sprayer with 7 Spray Settings – Water Saving Design for Eco Friendly Gardening – Perfect for Cleaning Patios & Decks and Car Washes & for Watering Your Lawn – Green

The Prudance Hose Nozzle Hand Sprayer with 7 Spray Settings gives you the perfect way to rinse, wash, spray, spritz or shower anything and is simpler to use and longer lasting than other hose sprayers on the market today! With this single hose attachment, you can use your hose in seven different ways, and switching between them is as easy as turning the soft dial turret guard!

Constructed from heavy-duty plastic, the Prudance Hose Nozzle Hand Sprayer with 7 Spray Settings will never rust or corrode, so you can use it year after year for lawn and garden, patio, porch, pool and automotive care tasks. The sprayer is outfitted with a rear trigger, putting you in complete control of how much water you use. As a result, you’ll save money and protect the planet by eliminating wastage.

#1 REUSABLE TRASH CAN & RECYCLING BIN LINERS – PATENT PENDING – EARTH & ECO-FRIENDLY – GREEN! – TOTER / TOTE LINER Great for Lawn Cleanup – Home, Municipal, & Township Collection Bins – 64 Gal / 242L

We understand shopping for trash can liners isn’t all that fun, we also know cleaning your trash bin is even less fun. Green-Ease is a revolutionary, reusable, recyclable garbage and recycling bin liner system. Keep the mess out of your bin and in the liner where it belongs. Green-Ease is a one of a kind, patent pending product and manufactured with a proprietary material. Green-Ease is made from the same material used in the production of reusable shopping bags and is specifically designed, engineered, and manufactured to keep waste and debris from accumulating in the bottom and sides of garbage and recycling bins. Green-Ease has a special coating which creates a vacuum seal inside of the bin and allows the contents to easily slide from the bin while keeping the liner in place during the automated and manual dumping process. Green-Ease is 100% recyclable, reusable, and may last up to 3 months depending on the type of waste stored in the bin liner. Reduce foul smelling trash containers and stop wasting time cleaning your bin. Please help reduce the number of plastic garbage bags, Green-Ease is eco-friendly, earth friendly, and economical. Please do your part to save the environment and get your Green-Ease bin liners today!

Lawnifi Maintain Fertilizer | 32oz Chelated Liquid Grass & Landscape Eco Lawn Food | Covers 5,000 Sqft

Maintain, with Catalyst Particle Reduction Technology is designed for Spring and Summer feeding of lawn and landscape during the active growing season and should be applied monthly during the active growing season for best results. The Catalyst process breaks down the size of our fertilizer nutrients for enhanced plant uptake allowing both the leaf and root system to absorb the nutrients without wasting energy breaking them down. This method of fertilization is easy to apply and allows for the use of less fertilizer for better results while eliminating waste and leeching. The technology behind Maintain makes it an eco friendly kid and pet safe product using less fertilizer for better results. This 32 oz bottle of liquid fertilizer covers the same area as a typical 25 lb bag of granular fertilizer. Maintain is a chelated fertilizer to prevent nutrient lock up and is designed to make a lawn pop with color through iron and nitrogen while also fortifying the plant and root zone to help it fight disease, fungus, and stress through phosphite, carbon, and essential micronutrients that are not typically found in retail lawn fertilizers. By feeding both the plant and microbes in the soil, this product unlocks the nutrient producing power of microbes to break down carbon and produce natural nitrogen and phosphorous that plants need while enhancing the quality of the soil. Use Maintain monthly during the growing season to see the Lawnifi difference in your lawn.

Lawn Aerator Spike Shoes – For Effectively Aerating Lawn Soil – Comes with 3 Adjustable Straps with Metallic Buckles – Universal Size that Fits all – For a Greener and Healthier Garden or Yard.

PROFESSIONAL GRADE AERATION – Abcosport Lawn Aerator Shoes make it extremely easy to achieve the necessary aeration of soil yourselves for a way greener, healthier and more beautiful lawn. It’s not a rocket science – simply wear our lawn aerator shoes and walk around to cover the entire length of your garden. Even better is wear them while mowing your lawn so that you accomplish two important tasks simultaneously. INEXPENSIVE ALTERNATIVE – The lawn aerator shoes offer a superior alternative over the professional services which might cost you fortunes to maintain a good lawn. However, these shoes are a one time investment that’s going to help you with several hundred cycles of aeration, and if maintained well even for a lifetime.

Looker Products Triple Chamber Bat House, Approved by the Organization for Bat Conservation

This bat house will hold up to 300 mosquito eating bats! Bats can eat thier body weight in night-time insects in a single night! Control mosquitoes naturally with a bat house. Looker Bat houses are built to the Organization for Bat Conservations specifications, which means they are 80% likely to attract bats, compared to smaller houses, which may only have up to a 10% chance of attracting bats. The landing pad an interior of the house is coated in nylon mesh, making it easier for the bats to maneuver inside the house. This bat house also has the correct ventilation gap for air to circulate in the house, making it better for the bats. Made in the USA using red cedar and exterior grade plywood.

Down To Earth Organic Bio-Turf 8-3-5 Fertilizer Blend, 50-Pound

For more than 35 years, Down To Earth has been using high quality organic ingredients to make our blended fertilizers, soil amendments, potting soils and composts. Our all natural fertilizers are carefully blended from the best sources of organic plant nutrients in the ideal proportions without the use of synthetics, growth stimulants or low quality fillers like poultry waste. You can be confident that you are giving your plants and crops the best product available, whether it’s a multi-purpose blend or a specialized soil amendment. We take pride in offering only the highest quality ingredients, which help provide an effective and environmentally friendly approach to plant care, crop fertilization and soil management. Bio-Turf is an entirely natural granular lawn fertilizer designed to provide a slow, steady release of nutrients and encourage deep root development to help reduce watering requirements. Bio-Turf’s Nitrogen rich formula boosts early season growth while its extra Potassium reduces seasonal stress due to temperature change and drought. Bio-Turf is also ideal for garden vegetables like corn, tomatoes and leafy greens.

SummerSet AllDown Concentrated Herbicide (1 Gallon)

OMRI Listed – Concentrated Organic Weed-Killer. Non-Selective Broadleaf and Grass Herbicide for Residential Use in Organic Gardening. Use on weeds and grasses in flowerbeds, vegetable gardens, around fruiting and non-fruiting trees, shrubs, and vines, along fence lines, patios, driveways, sidewalks, and other similar areas where weed control is desired. Repeated applications may be required for larger perennial weeds or if re-growth occurs. Dilution Rate: Dilute one part ALLDown Concentrate with three parts water. For larger annuals and burndown of perennial weeds, higher application rates may be required. To achieve higher application rates, mix 1 part AllDown Concentrate with 2 parts water. Apply when skies are mostly sunny and no rainfall is expected.

Yimby Tumbler Composter, Color Black

Avoid digging and mixing your compost pile by hand. The tumbling design makes mixing easy and efficient. Just close the door and turn it 5-6 times every 2-3 days. In hot sunny conditions and with a proper balance of ingredients the compost can finish in as little as 2 weeks.

Good Ideas RW40-TC Rain Wizard Rain Barrel 40-Gallon, Terra Cotta

Over 40% of our water is used outside our homes. Ballooning populations, reduction of fresh water and drought from climate change is making water increasingly more valuable. If we saved even just 100 gallons a year per person (the average daily use per person) The US alone would save 30 billion gallons annually.

Rain barrels have been used for thousands of years to collect and save water. Today, millions of people use rain barrels to bring natural water to their lawn and plants while some even convert it into drinking water. Technology has helped to make these barrels more feature rich and efficient than ever before.

 

 




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