This project developed five front yard landscapes following Bay-Friendly guidelines. Instead of planting the traditional front yard lawn these homes were designed with a diverse palette of drought tolerant plantings adapted to California’s Mediterranean climate. At the completion of the project each homeowner was provided a customized handout describing their Bay-Friendly landscape.
7th Street Homes
34100 7th Street, Union City, CA 94587
Stern and Company/Community Redevelopment Agency of Union City
Landscape Architecture Team
Adobe West Landscaping Inc.
Bay Friendly Rater
4,550 sq ft
Grounds Open To Public?
Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape Score
Bay-Friendly Landscape Highlights
- Plant pots were taken back to the nurseries for reuse
- 100% drought tolerant plantings
- Low volume flexible drip lines installed for irrigation
- Trees shade paved site areas reducing heat island effect