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Some invasive weeds are difficult to sheet mulch over and should be removed by hand. Examples include ivy, blackberry, oxalis, Bermuda Grass, and dandelion.
How much cardboard, compost and mulch will it take to cover your lawn? Learn how to measure and calculate so that you can order the right amount of materials.
Find out about everything you will need to successfully sheet mulch your lawn.
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!
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.
Watch this time-lapse footage of a compost pile breaking down over a four month period.
This video presents the basics about what to put in the compost and how to make sure the pile has enough air and water.
Barbara Finnin, a Master Composter, goes over the basics of worm composting in this video produced by Freshtopia.
Watch how some experienced Alameda County gardeners conserve water. This is part of a series of videos that highlights sustainable gardening techniques.
Watch how some experienced Alameda County gardeners grow edibles. This is part of a series of videos that highlights sustainable gardening techniques.