Natural Yard Care

What We Do

The Health Department's Natural Yard Care program promotes environmental lawn and landscape maintenance to homeowners and professional landscapers across Pierce County.

Natural yard care practices emphasizes proper plant health care, including proper lawn grass management, using water and fertilizer resources judiciously, planting the right plant in the right place, and preserving healthy soil conditions.

By using Natural yard care practices, you can do your part to help the environment while having a beautiful yard that is healthy for your family, pets, and neighborhood.

5 steps to Natural Yard Care:
  1. Build healthy soils
  2. Plant right for your site
  3. Practice smart watering
  4. Think twice before using pesticides
  5. Practice natural lawn care
For more information contact Walt Burdsall at (253) 798-4708 or