Nature Starts at Your Back Door. Your yard, our parks, school yards and other community green space are vital to the world’s ecosystem. Living landscapes, including a balanced mix of climate-appropriate grass, trees, shrubs and flowering plants, contribute to the health and well-being of people, pets and wildlife. Landscaping isn’t just for beauty. It is a wildlife habitat, a stress-reliever, recreational space, and an outdoor living area.


Living Landscapes Bring Surprising Health Benefits

Studies show that green space and landscaping contribute to health, happiness, and intellect. It’s natural to long for spring when our yards, parks and other natural spaces bloom. Did you know, there’s a good reason you may pine for green? Living landscapes are an...

Winter Curb Appeal Checklist

Creating curb appeal is important in real estate and can increase value by as much as 17%. But it can be challenging to achieve in the cold weather months. Here is a list of to-dos from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) that can help sellers create a good...

Use Cold Winter Days to Plan for Spring Landscape Projects

When winter hits, especially like the winter so much of the United States in experiencing, it can seem like spring will never come. But, there is no time like the present for homeowners to start planning lawn and landscape projects and the Outdoor Power Equipment...

Home Habitat. Why Do We Need Yards, Anyway?

The American yard has been getting a bad rap recently, especially in California where the drought is serious business. Californians have been told to reduce water consumption by 25 percent and could face fines of up to $10,000 per day for wasting water. The...

Landscapes & Home Investment

Buying or selling a home? Landscaping contributes to your home’s worth, as well as your family’s well-being. Your yard is the first impression of your home that potential buyers will see. Beautiful landscaping can increase home value by as much as 17 percent. In a...

Yard Recharge
A winter weather advisory for your yard
Prepare for the Season Ahead
What are Lawns and Landscapes Good for Anyway? Plenty!
American Living Landscapes infographic
Living Landscapes and Water Challenges
Beyond Curb Appeal
TuftMutt's Family Yard Fall To-Dos
TurfMutt Barks for Living Landscapes
Your Yard Contributes to Your Health & Well-Being
Living Landscapes Matter

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