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Sequoia Elementary School - Bay-Friendly Garden Case Study

Sequoia Elementary School in Oakland registered its Bay-Friendly School Garden in 2009. As part of a campus-wide plan for greening and renovating the schoolyard, asphalt was converted into islands of Bay-Friendly gardens for play and outdoor classrooms. Sheet mulching was used to prepare the soil for new planting areas bordering the school. Within the teaching garden, hand-tilled raised beds produce a diversity of organic vegetables.