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Our Mission Statement

YardScaping hopes to inspire Maine people to create and maintain healthy landscapes through ecologically based practices that minimize reliance on water, fertilizer and pesticides.

Guiding Principles

  • Reduce reliance on pesticides, fertilizers and water
  • Reduce runoff with vegetative buffers, rain gardens and green roofs
  • Reduce lawn area
  • Promote site appropriate non-invasive alien and native plants
  • Right plant, right place, right purpose
  • Promote low input lawns and landscapes
  • Use diversity of plants and grasses
  • Create wildlife habitats
  • Promote commonsense pest management (IPM)

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