Skip to main content

Resource Library

Filter

Displaying 31 - 40 of 40
  • When in Drought ad
    News  |  09/24/2014

    California is in the midst of an extreme drought, and we're all doing our share to save water. But that doesn't mean our yards and gardens have to be barren landscapes.

    Read More
  • College of Alameda
    Success Stories   

    The College of Alameda, one of four Peralta Community Colleges, renovated its campus entry landscaping as part of its Sustainable Peralta campaign. The new entry landscape makes a visible statement about the College's commitment to environmental stewardship and signifies a move away from traditional resource-intensive landscape designs.

    Read More
  • Sheet mulch sign
    News  |  06/25/2014

    As part of a pilot program, StopWaste is offering technical assistance and grants for using sheet mulch to convert lawns to water-saving landscapes. These incentives are available to public agencies and a limited number of commercial properties in Alameda County.

    Read More
  • Harbor Bay Median, Alameda - A Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape
    Brochures   
    Download a brief presentation (in PDF format) showing the process of using sheet mulch to convert a grassy median to a beautiful, low water landscape at the Harbor Bay Business Park in Alameda, CA

    Read More
  •    

    Use this sheet mulch source list to locate bulk recycled compost, mulch, and sheet mulch materials from vendors in the east bay. Sheet mulching is a way to remove a lawn by layering cardboard and mulch right on top of the grass. 

    Read More
  • Brochures   

    Learn more about building healthy soil with this guide that provides tips to help you get started in your garden. It covers soil building strategies including composting, sheet mulching and cover cropping.

    Read More
  •    

    This one page brochure covers the basic steps for sheet mulching your lawn. It's an easy process of layering cardboard and mulch right on top of the grass. Plus, you can plant your new garden right into the mulch.

    Read More
  • Brochures   

    The Mulch Guide (available in English and Spanish) has detailed information about using mulch to save money, control weeds, and create healthy landscapes. It includes information on types of mulch and how to use them successfully, sample maintenance specifications, information about using mulch for erosion control, photos of mulch installations and more. 

    Read More
  • rethinkthelawn
    Success Stories   

    Caroline Harris is gung-ho about sheet mulching and she’s not shy about knocking on her neighbor’s door with a smile on her face, a pile of cardboard in her arms, and a witty comment on the tip of her lips. After seeing a speaker demonstrate sheet mulching at a Bay-Friendly nursery talk, Caroline decided to give it a try – and also ended up helping many of her neighbors convert their lawns using this technique.

    Read More
  • Albany Civic Center, A Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape
    Success Stories   

    When the City of Albany renovated the grounds of its Civic Center, they used sheet mulch and compost to naturally improve soil quality, helping create a Bay-Friendly landscape that's healthier for plants and people.

    Read More

Pages

Facebook icon
Twitter icon
LinkedIn icon
e-mail icon