This Land is Your Land

So take good care

New Leaf Blower Law

Now in effect, Hastings' new leaf blower law stipulates:

For the full law with additional stipulations, click here

If you use a landscaper, be sure they understand the new law. Homeowners are now subject to fines when a landscapers commits  violations on that homeowner's property. See below for tips to redirect reliance on leaf blowers toward more sustainable practices.

Landscaping companies can register their businesses with the Village here (free): permit in English // permit in Spanish

Working with Landscapers

Tips on how to transition your landscaper's yard care practices to more ecological ones

Got a story to share? Did something you tried work or not work when communicating with your landscaper?
Do you have additional care suggestions? We would love your feedback to help improve this resource.

Web version: Garden Health Guide - Talking to Your Landscaper.docx