Monday, January 22, 2018
Bay-Friendly Garden at Lake Merritt
In-between rain storms, we have had some spectacular weather. When it rains here, it clears out all the smog in the air and it makes going out super. I went to the Bay-Friendly Garden at Lake Merritt in Oakland.
The Bay-Friendly Garden is a holistic approach to gardening and landscaping that works in harmony with the natural conditions of the San Francisco Bay Watershed. Bay-Friendly practices foster soil health, conserve water and other valuable resources while reducing waste and preventing pollution:
The Bay-Friendly Garden at Lake Merritt is really beautiful and a great idea. It pays attention to climate and local conditions and uses appropriate plants that are adapted to those conditions. It follows maintenance practices that support the goals of conserving resources and reducing waste. What is really cool about the place is that you meet new friends while there: