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“Bay Wise” gardeners are trimming back lawn fertilizer pollution by replacing their lawns with gardens of ferns, wild ginger and other plants native to Maryland.
Rain gardens are a fun and inexpensive way to improve water quality and enhance the beauty of a landscape. This video shows how to add native plants to your rain garden.
Decrease your impact on stormwater and the Chesapeake Bay by farming your yard for habitat and runoff reduction.
You can achieve a form of Chesapeake Bay enlightenment and have a respectable looking yard by doing virtually nothing at all.
It may surprise you, but lawns and turf grass is now the largest crop grown in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
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