The following tools are available for use by landscape professionals and organized by Bay-Friendly Landscape Scorecard Categories.
Earthwork & Soil Health
- Bay-Friendly Landscaping Plant Legend Template
Use this template for your plant list to ensure that you are meeting the Bay-Friendly requirements for low-water using plants and providing adequate space for plants to reach mature size. If you are missing the plug-in to access the excel file, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy.
- Bay-Friendly Example of Filled-in Plant Template
See an example of a filled-in Plant Legend that meets the Bay-Friendly Rated Landscapes requirement. If you are missing the plug-in to access the excel file, please email email@example.com for a copy.The following links provide lists of plants for key Bay-Friendly Practices such as avoiding sheared hedges, minimizing lawns and stormwater management
- Bay-Friendly Planting Specification 329300
Provides a model specification that incorporates several key requirements and points on the Bay-Friendly Landscape Scorecard such as soil testing, amending the soil with compost and organic amendments, soil preparation, requiring three inches of recycled mulch and integrated or organic pest management.
General Bay-Friendly Landscaping Resources
You can download or order all Bay-Friendly Publications here.