Ocean Friendly Gardens Annual Reports - 2012, 2013, 2014
- Starting in 2015, OFG info is included in the Clean Water Initiative Report - 2015
Ocean Friendly Gardens Brochure - send an order to Surfrider's Karli Barbour (email@example.com) that states how many brochures you want, your mailing address, and when you need the brochures by. You can download an e-version and print it out.
Ocean Friendly Gardens How-To Gardener's Guide Book - order it here.
- Garden tools - click here for a grant application for free tools from Corona Tools
- School projects - click here for a grant application from Lowes Toolbox For Education (up to $5,000)
A 60 second public service announcement about OFG.
7 shorts from SWRCB on how to retrofit a landscape and hard surface to be an OFG.
- #1 - intro to stormwater
- #2 - killing lawn through sheet mulching
- #3 - disconnecting downspouts
- #4 - lawn care
- #5 - supporting healthy soil
- #6 - permeable hard surfaces
- #7 - swales and rain gardens
The value of a rain barrel with Surfrider-East Coast Regional Manager, John Weber
Stormwater outfall pipe in action - spewing runoff into Seattle's Puget Sound (on a rainy day)
A city hall landscape becomes an OFG through hands-on workshop with Conservation Corps
A GAP transforms a park's grass lawn into an OFG.
OFG featured on state water agency website.
Cutting the parkway curb to capture street runoff (LID). An OFG in action, capturing rain.
PSA, short intro video, and 3 videos about levels of OFG programming: Informational, Lawn Patrol, Series.
"Slow The Flow: How To Make Your Garden Act More Like A Sponge" (features San Francisco Chapter's OFG Program)
Pamela Berstler's OFG (Managing Member of G3, The Green Gardens Group)
Elmer Avenue - OFG + green street (Los Angeles Area)
A small residential OFG done with Surfrider volunteers - Long Beach Daily Bulletin
New York Times on the Garden Assistance Party: text and pictures
Fish put into rain garden-filtered runoff survive; those in un-filtered runoff do not, after just 12 hours!
National OFG Program Coordinator, Paul Herzog, interviewed by Los Angeles City Stormwater blog - click here
Article on OFG Program in Watershed Management Group's newsletter ("Get Your Garden Out Of The Gutter") - click here
Contact your local Surfrider Chapter to see if they are conducting an Ocean Friendly Gardens Program.http://www.waterla.org/downloads