Reduce maintenance and improve the health and beauty of your lawn and landscape with sustainable care. Incorporating organic matter into the soil and mulching improves and protects the soil and helps keep water where it falls. This results in healthier gardens and lawns and less work for you. Capturing rainwater in rain barrels and rain gardens means water stays in your yard, supports your plants, and helps reduce the risk of basement flooding and sewer overflows. Melinda will provide an overview of environmentally-friendly lawn and garden maintenance strategies, including safe pest management.