Yard & Garden

The following pages provide information about sustainable landscaping and zoning requirements that apply to residential yards.

Sustainable landscaping refers to landscape design and practices that work with nature, protect surface waters and minimize negative impacts to the environment. At first glance, it may seem that all lawns and gardens benefit the environment, however some landscape features and practices impact the environment in a more positive or negative way than others. View the following pages to learn how to support the City's natural resources by implementing sustainable practices in your yard or within the community.