Create the Ultimate Eco-Friendly Backyard
Plant an Organic Garden
SHOP ORGANIC PLANT FOOD
Go Green with Natural Patio Stones & Pavers
Some pavers include a feature that filters rain water through the paver, which eliminates water pollution by allowing the storm water to absorb back into the soil.
For more tips, check out our Patio Stone & Paver Patio Buying Guide.
SHOP ALL PATIO STONES & PAVERS
Use Animal Friendly Lawn Care
There are also natural ways to ward off pests and termites. You can match your grass to growing conditions to ensure a long and healthy life for your lawn or reduce lawn space through hardscaping. Learn more about eco-friendly pest control ideas for your garden and lawn here.
SHOP ALL ORGANIC FERTILIZER
Put the Spotlight on Solar Powered Outdoor Lights
For more tips check out our Outdoor Lights Buying Guide.
SHOP ALL SOLAR POWERED OUTDOOR LIGHTING
Build Your Deck with Sustainable Materials
Sustainable lumber is essential when creating your eco-friendly outdoor living space. Sustainable lumber is lumber that comes from sustainably managed forests and is renewable due to the way deforestation is managed. Types of sustainable lumber include:
- Reclaimed cedar
Add Container Gardens to Your Back Patio or Front Porch
The more plants the better! Adding even more spots in your landscape for vegetation will help the planet exponentially. The more plants, the more you contribute to fostering cleaner air. Plants help clean the air of carbon dioxide and other pollutants.
Eco-friendly plants include:
- Feston Rose
- Parlor Ivy
- African Violets
- Yellow Goddess
- Peace Lily
Tip: Use organic plant food and potting mix to reap more environmental benefits.
For more on potted plants, check out our Planter and Pot Buying Guide.
Does your landscape need a refresh? Learn how to make simple upgrades like adding planters, giving your lawn some TLC, and other cost-effective ways to update your front lawn or backyard.
Learn everything about planning a gorgeous flower garden. Find out what flowers thrive in the sun, the difference between perennials and annuals, and more!