Governor Inslee has ordered all Washingtonians to Stay Home, Stay Healthy.

Information for Shoreline

POSTPONED Free Class: Growing a Healthy Lawn Naturally.

 Following recommendations from King County Public Health, the  lawn care classes on March 25 and 28 have been cancelled. We are currently seeking dates in May and June to reschedule these classes. If you would like to be notified when the new classes are scheduled, please contact Cameron via email at

Five Steps to Natural Yard Care

Go natural! You can create a beautiful landscape that is easier to care for and healthier for your family, pets, the Shoreline community, and Puget Sound by:

  1. building healthy soils
  2. planting right for your site
  3. practicing smart watering
  4. looking for alternatives before using pesticides
  5. practicing natural lawn care

Rebates for Native Landscaping

You can receive up to $2,000 to amend your soil with compost and plant native plants. Use the button on the right or visit the Soak It Up Rebate Program page for more information.  

Get Help with the Garden Hotline

For individualized solutions to your garden questions, contact Tilth Alliance's Garden Hotline at (206) 633-0224, Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Or attend this year's Earth Day Every Day Event and visit booths to learn more about natural yard care.

Find Safer Products

For more information on the dangers of common herbicides and yard care products, visit the Grow Smart, Grow Safe website.

Lake-Safe Lawn Pledge

If you live in the watershed of Echo Lake, take this pledge to commit to using safer lawn care practices to help protect clean water in Echo Lake. Use this link or the button on the right to take the pledge. By pledging, you commit to:

  1. Use only organic, slow-release fertilizers at proper application rates and timings.
  2. Not use herbicides, pesticides, or “Weed N Feed” products on your lawn or garden.
  3. Post the “Lake-Safe Lawn” yard sign in a visible location on your property.

Yard Signs will be available for pick up from Shoreline City Hall after April 1, 2020.