Runoff from residential landscapes is harming our oceans
and impacting our lives.
The sediment in water reduces clarity; nutrients increase
algae populations and red tides which kill fish and other wildlife; bacteria closes
beaches; debris can choke and suffocate aquatic species; and
pesticides picked up off a landscape can poison fish consumed by
is killing the ocean.
We aim to change this, one garden at a time...
Yard signs are here!
are looking for gardens that have all of the three elements of an
Ocean Friendly Garden :
Conservation, Permeability and Retention
here to find out exactly what it takes to qualify for a lawn
sign. If your yard qualifies we'll add it to our growing map
of OFG properties. Signs are provided at our cost $20.
If you'd like to show
off your Ocean Friendly Garden to us,
email your address so we can send a lawn patrol to your neighborhood.
video about the water cycle, and why we need Ocean Friendly Gardens