Project Green Lawn

pgllogoProject Green Lawn is a City of Middletown public awareness campaign to encourage residents and businesses to maintain healthy lawns free of chemicals that are harmful to people, pets and the environment. Events and programs have been held to educate residents, lawn care service providers and city staff about the dangers of synthetic lawn care chemicals and how to proceed with organic lawn care. There are currently no events scheduled but you can review the Healthy Lawns for Healthy Community brochure (PDF) brochure or have a copy sent to you by emailing the City of Middletown Recycling Coordinator.

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A lush low-maintenance lawn planted with fine fescue grasses by local gardening expert Tom Christopher. Picture taken by Suzanne O'Connell. 

Healthy Lawns and Yards for Healthy Communities  

Learn more about the dangers of traditional lawn care chemicals and how to have a healthy lawn and yard from this article, "Healthy Lawns and Yards for Healthy Communities"  (PDF), by Middletown Conservation and Agriculture Commissioner, Jane Brawerman.  

Spring Pesticide Alert

Please share this pesticide information (PDF) with your children. It is important for children and pets to stay off lawns when  signs are posted. 

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A lawn sign warning about pesticides is shown outside the Connecticut State Public Health Lab in Rocky Hill. Picture taken by Jane Brawerman.

Pesticide Notification

Residents can receive notification if their neighbors are having their property treated commercially with lawn care chemicals.   Information can be found here on this program.