Converting your yard to a low-maintenance landscape is easy to do and healthier for your family and the environment…

By Ashley M. Halligan Posted Apr 5, 2012

With an increased emphasis on sustainability and environmental responsibility – beginning at our own front doors – more and more folks are making or considering making changes to become more eco-efficient in their own homes. There are a handful of household modifications and behaviors that are almost effortless – efficient light bulbs, weatherization, and water conservation, for example.

But, when it comes to landscaping, undertaking a sustainable approach can be intimidating. Many people question the expense, and are uncertain of where to start. The truth is, it doesn’t have to be a sizable investment, nor does it have to be more difficult to maintain. In fact, over time, a sustainable landscape costs less and becomes easier to maintain as the natural ecosystem is restored.

Read more… 5 Easy Ways to Green your Landscaping | Eartheasy Blog.

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