Petaluma Library (Phase 1)

2017-11-08T15:33:37+00:00

Daily Acts partnered with Petaluma Regional Library and the City of Petaluma, on October 28th, 2017 to create a rain garden and sheet mulched landscape in phase one. Daily Acts worked with a group of 50+ volunteers and transformed the preexisting lawn, roughly 8,000 square feet, which will save approximately 200,000 gallons of water annually. Daily [...]

QWEL Petaluma Graywater Installers Training

2017-08-22T13:37:35+00:00

On September 2nd, 2016, the City of Santa Rosa and Daily Acts partnered, in order to install two Laundry-to-Landscape graywater systems in one day with volunteering participants. As part of the Qualified Water-Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Graywater Specialty Program, Daily Acts was able to aid landscape professionals gain their certification through this event. By educating professionals [...]

Crossroads Garden Installation Series

2017-12-07T15:51:03+00:00

In the Summer and Winter of 2017, Daily Acts partnered with Crossroads Community Day School and the City of Petaluma to create a pollinator habitat and rain garden on the Crossroads school campus, located at 700 Bantam Way. Crossroads is an alternative junior high for disadvantaged students who need more support than a traditional school [...]

McNear Habitat Garden Installation

2017-07-17T15:58:04+00:00

On Saturday, February 25th, Daily Acts partnered with McNear Elementary School and the Cityof Petaluma to create a native pollinator habitat garden. There were two main activities slated for this workday: 1) to install a native grassland at the entrance to the school and 2) sheet mulch an additional 4,000 sq ft of lawn to [...]

McKinley School Garden in a Day

2017-07-13T11:54:40+00:00

In Partnership with the City of Petaluma, Daily Acts and Rebuilding Together hosted a workday at McKinley School on Saturday October 15th, 2016. The purpose of the day was to create a pollinator habitat and an outdoor learning space for students and faculty to benefit from. Students, teachers, parents, and community members joined us [...]

Fire Station Lawn-to-Garden Transformation

2016-12-06T17:48:09+00:00

On Saturday, March 12th,2016 Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host an educational and inspirational volunteer event to sheet mulch the lawn at Petaluma Fire Station #3 and plant a new water-wise demonstration landscape in its place. This site is now growing a multitude of drought-tolerant, multi-functional plants while beautifying the neighborhood [...]

Tahola Lane Water-Wise Demonstration Garden

2015-12-17T04:26:04+00:00

In May 2014, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host a Community Resilience Challenge event with the students of Loma Vista Immersion Academy. The challenge was to take an abandoned well lot adjacent to the school and transform it into a water-wise demonstration garden through the process of sheet mulching and the [...]

Traditional Medicinals Volunteer Day

2015-12-17T04:57:01+00:00

In the summer of 2015, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host an educational lawn conversion workshop at two neighboring residential properties in East Petaluma. Daily Acts staff were joined by volunteers from local tea company, Traditional Medicinals and the general public to completely transform both landscapes in one short day. Between [...]

Mulchstock

2015-12-17T05:06:44+00:00

On October 24, 2015 Daily Acts co-hosted the commercial lawn transformation event Mulchstock in Petaluma’s Redwood Business Park. At 64,000 square feet, Mulchstock was the largest community-powered sheet mulching project on record!! 135 volunteers participated in transforming this massive, unused lawn into a drought-proof, mulched landscape, saving 1.6 million gallons of water annually. The water savings from [...]