Upgrade to a natural lawn

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Why It Matters

Convert your water-guzzling grass lawn to a more natural option to cut costs, save time, and help local pollinators.

Benefits for You

You could save $225 per year on water, $100 on fertilizer and pesticides, and precious hours on mowing time.

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  • How To Start

    Work with a landscaping company like Yardzen to design and build a natural lawn full of low-maintenance, pollinator-friendly plants.

  • Where to Learn More

    Check out the nonprofit Wild Ones’ beginner’s guide to native-plant landscaping for tips, tricks, and a list of plants native to your area.

Member Spotlight

Highlighting moments from members

Laurelle's wildflower lawn

“We love our wildflower lawn! It’s got a mix of the local clover, daisies, buttercups, violets, forget-me-nots scattered throughout.”

Laurelle Stelle Pavia, Italy

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