"T" is for Teach Yourself
"T" Teach Yourself - "A" Alternatives Available? - "K" Know How To Store - "E" Explore Disposal Options
Teach yourself to find the correct quantity needed for your project (i.e., measure your lawn’s square footage and purchase only what is needed for fertilizer or seed).
Lawn and Garden Care
Smart Gardening is a program created by Michigan State University to help novice and experienced gardeners adopt and implement real-life techniques in their yards and gardens to save time, money and the environment.
Yard debris, including leaves and other organic plant material like shrubbery trimmings and grass clippings, are a significant source of stormwater pollution. This debris can also clog culverts, storm drains, and pipes, causing flooding. It's easy to do your part to protect our streams and the drainage systems leading to our waterways.