….. a holistic approach to gardening and landscaping that works in harmony with the natural conditions of the San Francisco Bay Watershed. Bay-Friendly practices foster soil health, conserve water and other valuable resources while reducing waste and preventing pollution.
The Bay-Friendly Gardening Program offers the home gardener tools for creating a beautiful and healthy Bay-Friendly garden. Likewise, the Bay-Friendly Landscaping Program provides resources for the professional landscaper to design, construct and maintain Bay-Friendly landscapes for clients.
Printed materials can be ordered (free to Alameda County residents, public agencies and professionals who do business in Alameda County) or downloaded as a pdf. Click here for more information.
Landscape designers: Evaluate your projects using the Bay-Friendly Civic and Commercial Landscape Scorecard
. See how many Bay-Friendly points your project can earn!