Organic Lawn Care

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: Fall 2022. 

Apply Now

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