Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday April 28 at Davis Street Material Resource Recovery Complex. Discover how we recover feedstock for our compost and mulch. Take home a bag of CDFA-labeled, OMRI-listed & USCC-STA Homegrown Compost.
Plastics may have been the buzzword when Dustin Hoffman starred in The Graduate, but let’s face it: they represent a major waste management problem today. Among the things loathed most by landscape professionals and home gardeners alike are plastics. Plastics are ubiquitous—finding th
This month the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show welcomes spring with its world-class garden festival. Now entering its 27th year, with a greener approach that is celebrating “Gardens for a Green Earth”, the show starts Wednesday March 21st through Sunday March 25th at the San Mate
A question frequently asked at Bay-Friendly Landscape Maintenance certification classes is, “How is compost supposed to smell?” While “smell” is a nebulous measure of odors that can be both bad and good, the underlying question here concerns compost quality. An example of this involve
The slow onset of winter rain probably has you wondering whether your planting beds will be wanting for irrigation assistance sooner than you’d like this year. The short answer to this is: Yes. However, amending your beds with compost now – before the heaviest rains arrive – will go a