Most Broomfield lawn care companies use gas powered mowers, are they worth it?
A new gas-powered lawn care mower produces 11x more pollution than a car 5% of air pollution is caused by lawn care equipment ]Millions of gallons of gas are spilled every year filling up lawn mowers Hearing damage occurs after only 15 minutes of use Gas-powered lawn mowers are audible from a quarter mile away.
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Elevation Yard Care is the Broomfield lawn care company of its kind. We are the committed to offering customers a sustainable alternative for their lawn mowing and yard care services.
We exclusively use human powered mowers and battery powered trimmers and blowers Reel-powered mowers are quieter, lighter, and less damaging to your lawn Our battery powered trimmers/blowers are quiet and unobtrusive We only use high-grade natural fertilizers
Elevation Yard Care isn’t just a lawn care service, we are a team of individuals providing the highest quality of service to our community while maintaining and promoting our commitment to sustainability and the environment. If you’re like us and think we should take better care of our air and our homes please give us a call, we would be happy to help.
Mulched grass clippings lead to a healthier, water-wise lawn
Staying consistent with our commitment to offer the Broomfield community a sustainable lawn care service, Elevation Yard Care will not be offering collection and disposal of grass clippings for it’s Broomfield Lawn Care Service. The costs associated with clipping disposal include increased water use, fuel to transport and dispose of the material most of which is water weight, and the wasting recyclable nutrients already present in the lawn. [check_list] [list_item]Grass clippings break down quickly and encourage the beneficial earthworms and microorganisms that maintain healthy grass and healthy soil.[/list_item] [list_item]Nutrients in the clippings are recycled into the lawn, promoting steady grass growth[/list_item] [list_item]Yard waste makes up 20 percent of materials sent to landfills annually, yet 100 percent of it can be recycled into the lawn.[/list_item] [list_item]Clippings left on the lawn means no bagging and hauling, saving both labor and fuel.[/list_item] [list_item]One thousand square feet of bluegrass lawn generates about 200 pounds of clippings annually; 75 percent or 150 pounds of this is water.[/list_item] [list_item]Studies have shown that leaving clippings on the lawn does not contribute to thatch production[/list_item] [/check_list] For more information follow the link http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/garden/07007.html
Your Lawn Mower Makes a Hummer Look Eco-Friendly
It’s the time of year to see the massive fleet of Broomfield lawn care and landscaping trucks milling about the many neighborhood side streets in Broomfield. Yes, it’s spring and yard care is in full swing. Despite the 3(?) snowstorms that have dashed any hopes of an early spring, Elevation Yard Care’s sustainable lawn care service is in full swing. Scott and I, grew up in Colorado for most of our lives. We live in the shadow of one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world and we breath the fresh dry air that blows over it’s peaks. Seeing all of the landscape crews (and having worked on one myself) pollute the air with a trailer-full of dirty, polluting gas powered equipment is very much at odds with an industry which sustains itself on the environment while simultaneously degrading it and polluting it. One gas powered lawn mower causes 11x more emissions than a car. More than 17 million gallons of gas are spilled every year by gardeners and landscapers. That’s more than the Exxon Valdez. Every year. Think twice before cranking up that old red beast in your garage and give clean air a fighting chance.
Now-a-days, it is totally lawn organically. Organic lawn care is the practice of caring for your lawn and garden by care of you easy using organic fertilizers. This becomes what is known as methods that one can try ‘sustainable’ lawn care. With natural insect control There possible to care for your beautiful lawn care so many ways to care for one’s lawn. Just following these methods is a great and organically taking way to start caring for your lawn in an environmentally children, pets, and wildlife healthy way. Simple things, such as aeration maintain their lawn that are great and building compost, to use as organic fertilizer are the first steps. Having a rechargeable electric mulching mower to add grass clippings to the compost makes caring for the lawn and fertilizing it that much easier. Adding in things, like the corn gluten meal, to control weeds and nematodes, as are also beneficial and eco-friendly. There are many advantages to your lawn, no matter what method you use. environmental concerns for when trying to get rid of pests and weeds, there are beneficial ways to care for your lawn with organic lawn fertilizers. There are a few to for the environment: