Are you a member of our Site Sponsor: The Ecological Landscaping Alliance? If not, why not?
They're a "nonprofit, member-based organization made up of professionals, businesses and pro-active community members who believe in using landscape practices that are environmentally safe and beneficial". For 23 years they've "advocated for environmentally responsible stewardship of land and natural resources in landscaping and horticultural practices of both professionals and the public. Through education, collaboration, and networking, ELA promotes the design, installation, and maintenance of landscapes that are guided by a knowledge of and respect for natural ecosystems".
"Believe in using landscaping practices that are environmentally safe"
"Believe that natural systems are the best guide for learning how to develop and maintain healthy landscapes"
"Value landscaping methods that are based upon scientific studies and practical experience"
"Are committed to educating ourselves and others about ecological landscaping methods"
"Believe that a network of dedicated people can be a powerful agent for change".
We're a proud member and think ELA has all the qualifications to proudly proclaim "I'm A Lots of Lifer". Please visit them by clicking here, and join them today! (plus: bookmark their address www.ecolandscaping.org and also follow them on twitter @ecolandscaping)
Hope you're all doing well -e :)