Our Cost-Sharing Programs Protect Your Home and The River
We’ll conduct a free soil test and provide a lawn care plan specific to your yards needs to keep pollution out of the Elizabeth River. Together we’ll make the river cleaner and your yard beautiful.
What An Organic Lawn Plan Will Do
An organic lawn plan will help create your most beautiful lawn ever while helping to restore the Elizabeth River. Have a yard that is healthy for your family, your pets, and your home river.
- Reduce stormwater runoff pollution from your property
- Help prevent algae blooms
- Strengthen your turf and learn how to have a river-friendly yard
What We’ll Do
- FREE site visit and advice on how to sustain a healthy lawn without chemicals
- Free soil testing and a comprehensive organic lawn plan developed by our restoration team and a certified Urban Nutrient Management Planner
They explained everything clearly, and all of their recommendations will enhance my yard and help the river. Thank you for this wonderful program.Tom Clayton
River Star Home
How to Apply – Currently available for Virginia Beach River Star Homes
Approval Process: Staff will review and respond to all applications no later than 30 days after the application period closes.
Target Installation: Early spring 2023 through early fall 2023.
RSH - Organic Lawncare
Thanks to our partners!
Our Lawn Care cost-sharing program is only made possible through funding generous support from our partners and the hundreds of Elizabeth River Project members and donors.
- City of Virginia Beach