Case
Study

70

Points
Project Name
Casitas Catalina HOA
Address
Verdemar Dr. at Catalina Ave., Alameda, CA
Project Owner/Developer
Casitas Alameda Homeowners' Association
Year Completed
2015
Landscape Size
30,480 square feet
Grounds Open To Public?
Yes
Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape Score
70 points
Bay-Friendly Landscape Highlights
  • 25,000 square feet of water-intensive lawn sheet mulched in place using locally produced, recycled compost and mulch
  • 100% summer-dry adapted plants
  • Decomposed granite pathways allow rainwater to percolate into the soil
  • Property was graded so that any runoff drains to a cobble-lined dry creek bed
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