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  • mYw8SFrl1F4


    We had a great time at the Livermore Lawn Conversion Party. It was not like any other lawn party - we converted a lawn into a garden using sheet mulch, all in one day!

  • Harbor Bay Success Story
    Success Stories   

    Learn how the Harbor Bay Median relandscaping project in Alameda used sheet mulch to replace 2.5 acres of conventional grass medians with a Bay-Friendly landscape that enhances the spectacular shoreline setting. Sheet mulching the median turf instead of excavating it kept 221 tons of turf out of the landfill.The new landscape has saved more than 9 million gallons of water in three years.

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  • Do the Rot Thing


    Do the Rot Thing – The Simple Art of Home Composting Award winning video that demonstrates the basic steps and shares simple tips for making home composting fun and easy.

  • Compost Time-Lapse


    Watch this time-lapse footage of a compost pile breaking down over a four month period.

  • How-To Compost


    This video presents the basics about what to put in your bin, and how to build and maintain a compost pile.

  • #0019 - The Worm Wranglers pt I


    Barbara Finnin, a Master Composter, goes over the basics of worm composting in this video produced by Freshtopia.

  • Stanley Boulevard, Alameda County
    Success Stories   

    The 33-acre Stanley Boulevard Safety & Streetscape Improvement Project earned 133 points from the Bay-Friendly Rated Landscapes program, making it both the largest and highest scoring project to be awarded the coveted high performance landscape label.

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  • Success Stories   

    Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology was the first college campus to be designated a Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape. It was also the first college campus in the world to achieve LEED Platinum certification, the highest level of recognition offered by the LEED green building rating system.

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  • 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.

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  • Gardening from the Ground Up: Conserving Water


    Watch how some experienced Alameda County gardeners conserve water. This is part of a series of videos that highlights sustainable gardening techniques.


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