Sustainable Lawns and Family Gardening. Take the Zen approach to lawn and find out how to manage your yard to look better while forking out less for fertilizer, herbicides and outdoor watering. Engage in simple and sustainable practices to reduce runoff and pollutant expert from your lawn. Learn how to identify and safely control the non-native plants that have invaded your yard. Learn new ways to trick your children into enjoying monotonous tasks like weeding, mulching and composting.