Why switch to a natural garden?
It saves you money! - up to 80% over a ten-year period in maintenance costs.
No poisons: eliminate use of pesticides, insecticides, & phosphate fertilizers.
Bring songbirds, butterflies, ladybugs & frogs back to your neighborhood!
Safe for children to play in - no chemicals used, so children don't track poisons into the house, as is the case from many lawns.
Non-polluting landscape - lawn mowers have 2-cycle engines, which create 11 times the amount of air pollution as the average car!
No need to buy 2-cycle oil.
No need for lawn mowers or other power equipment - no more purchasing of power equipment or paying repair bills & maintenance fees for upkeep.
Reduce water use by 80%.
No water irrigation after a 2-year establishment period.
Does not contribute to greenhouse gases or global warming.
Your garden can become a certified wildlife habitat garden by the National Wildlife Federation.
No need to repair irrigation. No wasting of water.
Encourage diversity in your garden.
California native plants are beautiful! There will be something blooming 12 months a year in your garden.
Your garden will always be filled with the sounds of nature, pollinators like native bees (these are tiny and don't bug people) hover flies, hummingbirds and butterflies.
Songbirds you've not seen before may visit your garden, like warblers, juncos, vireos, waxwings, thrushes, mockingbirds, wrentits, grosbeak, gold finches, and the white crowned sparrow.
If you select Middlebrook Gardens to install your natural garden, a percentage of the sale is donated to the California Native Garden Foundation.