Rainwater Harvesting, Water-Wise Landscaping, Greywater, Green Infrastructure, Ecological Landscaping
Vintage Faith Church
Vintage Faith Church on Mission St., Santa Cruz
Plentiful mulch and an array of native and drought-tolerant plants
The difference that sheet mulching using cardboard and old carpet can make to completely remove weeds from the landscape is shown by the difference in the sheet-mulched area (left of the fence) and non-sheet-mulched area (right of the fence).
Eschscholzia californica, California Poppies
Blue Salvia along with other drought-tolerant flowers and grasses
Downspout redirected to feed water from the roof into the landscape
Miniature swale helps to slow, sink, and spread rainwater into the landscape
Shauna and Tina show off the new Monterey Bay Friendly certification sign!