Did you know, you can replace your lawn without tearing it out? It’s surprisingly easy to replace your lawn with a healthy garden that works for you. By using ReScape California practices, you can conserve natural resources, prevent pollution, and save time and money.
Rescape California has successfully educated hundreds of landscape professionals and home gardeners in the innovative technique of sheetmulching, a simple method used to enrich the soil in planting areas, establish a new landscape or garden area, or remove a lawn without herbicides.
The following resources provide information about how to sheetmulch. Please note that there are many ways to implement the technique of sheetmulching. Rescape California found the following techniques to be the most easily implemented and least resource-intensive.
This page includes step-by-step illustrated instructions as well as a video on how to remove and replace your lawn without herbicides.
A regional searchable directory on where to source your materials such as cardboard, compost and mulch.
To learn more about sheetmulching, visit StopWaste’s Lawn to Garden website, a comprehensive guide to the sheet mulch process.