With California in the midst of the worst droughts in recent times, everyone should do their part to reduce water usage. One of the primary sources of water demand is irrigation for landscaping. Through using Bay-Friendly strategies, you can learn how to convert your existing lawn to a beautiful and less water intensive landscape.
Follow the links to learn more about what you can do to create healthy, sustainable landscapes.
Discounts for Homeowners
StopWaste has partnered with vendors in the Bay Area to offer discounts on sheet mulching supplies.
Rebates for Homeowners
Browse available water conservation rebates, including rebates for lawn conversions.
Remove your lawn without tearing it out.
Reduce water usage in your landscape design.
Choosing the Right Plants
Select plants that are well suited to our climate.
Integrated Pest Management
Solve your pest problems while minimizing the use of toxic chemicals.
Minimize runoff and erosion and maximize water conservation.
Find inspiration when designing your own sustainable landscape.
While creating and maintaining your own garden can be a satisfying experience, hiring a professional can yield beautiful results. Bay-Friendly Qualified landscape professionals have participated in a comprehensive training program and are eager to share a holistic approach to managing your landscape.
StopWaste’s Lawn to Garden Marketplace provides Bay Area home gardeners and landscape professionals the tools and resources to convert lawns sustainably with sheet mulch. This directory lists Bay Area sources for bulk recycled OMRI compost, mulch and sheet mulch materials.