What is Sustainable Landscaping?
Sustainable Landscaping Practices
The general concept of Sustainable Landscaping can be defined as creating an attractive environment in balance with the local
climate that requires minimal resource inputs, such as human energy, fertilizers, pesticides and water.
Through the duration of this project we are working with the help of the NAU Grounds Department to include the most sustainable, yet effective, lawn care practices.
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Traditional Landscaping Practices
The Environmental Protection Agency claims Traditional Landscape Practices to be the most common maintenance practice today.
While frequently meeting human needs and aesthetics, this method often has harmful impacts to nature, people and is costly.
Through the duration of this project we are observing the current traditional practices used on campus and continually looking for ways to transition to more sustainable practices.
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