Paul Herzog and Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Gardens
Paul Herzog recently passed away and left a huge hole in our hearts. Here’s another chance to listen to this wonderful interview with him.
Our interview this week is with Paul Herzog, Surfrider’s National Coordinator for the Ocean Friendly Garden program. In this discussion we find out:
- The #1 source of ocean pollution
- Why, even if you don’t live at the beach, you should be applying CPR to your landscape
- What are the typical components of an Ocean Friendly Garden
- Where to find the Ocean Friendly Garden criteria
- Examples of Ocean Friendly Gardens from around the USA, including in Ventura and San Francisco, CA, Portland, OR, Jacksonville Beach, FL, Wilmington , NC, Manasquan, NJ, New York City
- Why individuals and their yards can have the biggest impact
- How can you get a sign for your yard.
- What a curb cut is and how its useful
- How to pull carbon out of the atmosphere
The San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program, where there maybe some more turf removal rebates, after you thought they were all gone!
- Check the Ocean Friendly Garden map to find out if there is one in your neighborhood
- The Earth Friendly Homeowner’s guide to Sheet Mulching, including where to purchase rolls of paper, humate or worm castings and other useful tools to help