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Stratton Residence

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    Proud member of the Monterey Bay Friendly Landscaping Program.
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    Drought tolerant landscape design.
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    Summer-dry landscaping.
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    Installing sensor for the weather based irrigation controller.
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    1017 square feet of lawn before the Monterey Bay Friendly re-design.
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    Front view before the Monterey Bay Friendly re-design.
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    Creating compost in this tumbler to provide garden with rich nutrients.

Dominican Hospital

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    incorporating flowers in the vegetable garden helps to attract pollinators which ensure the production of their fruit trees.
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    The hospital has a biodiverse garden which provides food for both the cafeteria and near by assisted living homes.
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    Rainwater barrel at the Dominican Hospital featuring Sister Mary Ellen and Dave.
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    Dominican Hospitals native landscaping with armeria maritima, kangaroo paw, iris, carpet rose, New Zealand sedge, ornamental jasmin, and juncus.
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    The Dominican Hospital harvest 2,000 pounds of fresh produce a year that is utilized in the hospital kitchens.

El Dorado Park

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    Park goers can enjoy their activities while looking at the water conscious landscape.
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    The original park design.
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    overflow from the bioswale will move through this rain garden allowing for water to infiltrate into the soil at a faster rate.
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    These Bioswales provide porous surface areas that increase the water infiltration
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    Before construction, the entire park would drain water into this storm drain, or flood within the park.

306 Broadway

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    These Chadwick Cherry tomatoes were planted in April and are dry-farmed over the summer.
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    It is important to use well-sealed cisterns to avoid creating a mosquito breeding habitat. Keep those lids of tight.
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    Nick Winslow plants insectary drought tolerant plants which require less water and attract beneficial pollinators and pest preditors.