Sustainability in Landscaping | Blog Post

The trend is to do business in a greener way and sustainable landscaping takes environmental issues into account. Who doesn’t enjoy a long bed of flowering plants? Do you find yourself often longing for these vibrant sceneries but refrain due to the environment? With the help of professionals, sustainable landscaping can provide your building with a gorgeous outdoor setting while remaining sensitive to Mother Nature.

Sustainable landscapes contribute to enhance healthy communities; they reduce carbon. Increase energy efficiency, restore habitats, clean the air and water, and create value. When Bluegrass experts evaluate your landscape, they take three main aspects into account.

  • The first one is the economic variable. There’s no point in designing or planning for something that does not suit your financial budget. Aside from design, we aim to maintain an outdoor area with natural resources as much as possible. Instead of purchasing and using chemicals to nourish your plants, we seek minimal effort and, therefore, reduce expenses.
  • Ecological. The proverb says, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Well, the same goes here. You want your garden to match the local ecology. Utilizing native plants will increase your chances of creating healthy habitats, well-suited for insects and local birds.
  • Socially-responsible. Your landscape speaks about you and your business. A neglected outside area may damage your organization’s reputation. But a well-designed and neatly-groomed landscape is also eco-friendly, you are reflecting what kind of company yours is. One that not only worries about outside beauty but contributes to the Earth’s well-being.

At Bluegrass, we manage different strategies for boosting sustainability in all St. Louis commercial properties. Proper irrigation systems help reduce water consumption, the same as good practices extend the life of these systems. Adequate maintenance and performing necessary upgrades make keeping these areas effortless. You can add a green roof or install or maintain a bioretention area to help control stormwater, reduce runoff, and cool the city. You can even embrace the Bluegrass Landscaping & Maintenance offers all of these services and more!

What Can LEED Do For Your St. Louis Commercial Building?

As the trend of being leaner and greener continues to grow among St. Louis’s commercial properties, such as corporations, office parks, health care facilities, and other organizations, so does the interest in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program.

Need A Greener Way Of Doing Business?

We can help you embrace sustainability and LEED certification. Give us a call at 314-770-2828 or visit our website at for more information about our services. We can get you greener in a faster, better way!