Sustainable Gardening

Small Spot Gardens takes environmental stewardship seriously and is dedicated to the following sustainable practices:

  • Gardens are designed to minimize water use and lower stormwater runoff
  • Plants are selected to provide a diverse range of habitats to encourage beneficial organisms
  • California native plants are almost always incorporated into the design to support our local ecosystem
  • Pests are controlled according to organic practices
  • Organic fertilizer is used and only when needed
  • Maintenance is done primarily with hand-tools to minimize petroleum usage
  • Existing plants and hardscape materials (wood, stone, etc) are creatively re-purposed to cut down on waste
  • Greenwaste is composted
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