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Press Releases

YardScaping an IPM Success Story (February 2015) [PDF]

Mayoral Proclamation Commending the Volunteers at Back Cove Gardens [PDF]

Corporate Volunteers Come to the Aid of Back Cove Gardens [PDF] (9/15/14)

Award-Winning Back Cove Gardens Ready
To Inspire More Sustainable Gardening

Sneak Preview of Maine's First YardScaping Garden at the Portland Flower Show

Portland Gardens Receive International Award [PDF or Word] [Accompanying photos: Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4]

New Homeowner Pest Management Website Launched at the Portland Flower Show [PDF]

A Truly “Green” Garden is Coming to Life Along Back Cove [PDF]

New Plantings at Back Cove Demonstration Gardens [PDF]

Gary Fish Receives 2008 Friend of Casco Bay Award

Major Work at Back Cove Demonstration Gardens [PDF]

Is Your Lawn Truly Green? Sage Advice from Top Northeast Experts [PDF]

The Back Cove YardScaping Demonstration Project—YardScaping comes to Portland's Back Cove [PDF]

Work Begins at Back Cove YardScaping Demonstration Site! [PDF]

Back Cove Takes Center Stage at Portland Flower Show [PDF]

Ecological Landscaping Demo Kicks Off in Portland's Back Cove (9/26/06) [PDF]

YardScaping hopes to grow a greener homeowner


Fact Sheets

Why YardScape? [WORD or PDF]

YardScaping—Quick Facts [PDF]

YardScaping—Landscapes [HTML, RTF, or PDF]

YardScaping—Lawns [HTML, RTF, or PDF]

YardScaping—Yard Yarns [HTML, RTF, or PDF]

YardScaping—The Experts

Ecological Yard Care Resources [PDF]

Grubs got your lawn? [PDF]

PowerPoint Presentations

2014 LakeSmart Presentation
(large file 9 MB)

Master YardScaper Training
(large file 16.5 MB)

YardScaping_long.ppt (large file 18.2 MB)

YardScaping_short.ppt (Large file 4.2 MB)

Lawn_Care.ppt (large file 15.9 MB)

Green Yards and a Blue Casco Bay (Large file 6 MB)


YardScaping Article Library

Fall YardScaping Tips (RTF) or (PDF)

Fireside Gardening: Winter YardScaping Tips (RTF) or (PDF)

YardScaping Logo



Right (or control) click on image to save larger version to your computer.

YardScaping Lawn Sign

Yard Sign


YardScaping Banner



YardScaping Gardens at Back Cove Planting Plan

YardScaping Gardens at Back Cove Planting Plan