garden plant with butterfly

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

You can receive up to $1,600 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.  

For individualized solutions to your garden questions, contact Seattle Tilth'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.

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

Cropped backyard wildlife 2011

Shoreline backyard wildlife habitat with native plants