Landscaping with Fire in Mind Workshop


On Saturday, November 16th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the Town of Windsor and Foothills Homeowner Association to host a workshop on landscaping with fire in mind. The day was led by Daily Acts’ Senior Programs Coordinator, Liz Platte-Bermeo, and was supported by HOA resident and board member Ward Cargay. The day began with [...]

Insect Investigation at Robbins Park in Windsor


On Saturday, July 20th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the Town of Windsor to host an Insect Investigation at Robbins Park with local entomologist Kandis Gilmore! Kandis, who has a Master’s of Science focused in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Sonoma State University, was brought in by Daily Acts to describe the connection between [...]

Windsor 2019 Resilient Homes Tour


On Saturday, May 4th 2019 from 10am to 1pm, Daily Acts partnered with the Town of Windsor and Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership’s Eco Friendly Garden Tour to host an inspirational and educational guided tour of Resilient Homes and Demonstration Gardens throughout Windsor. Program's Coordinator, Liz Platte-Bermeo, led participants through three inspirational gardens that highlight different [...]

Radiant Rain Garden Planting & Irrigation at Old Vineyard Park


Daily Acts partnered with the Town of Windsor to transform 5,280 square feet of underutilized space into the Radiant Rain Garden in Old Vineyard Park. This project was completed in three phases: first sheet mulching, second planting, and third irrigation. The first phase of sheet mulching was completed in November of 2018, with 25 [...]

Homes for Sonoma Landscape Installation


After the October Wildfires in 2017, members of Homes for Sonoma, a volunteer-led coalition of community nonprofits, businesses and individuals, came together to create and collaborate around housing opportunities for five fire victims. Daily Acts was eager to support the landscaping side fo this project, in order to draw plants from local nurseries that [...]

Radiant Rain Garden Sheet Mulching at Old Vineyard Park


Daily Acts partnered with the Town of Windsor in the Fall of 2018, in order to transform an under utilized lawn,  into a demonstration garden. This garden was designed by Foresite Mapping Inc. and Permaculture Artisan's, Sebastian Bertsch, who put created the cross-section level spillway swale design, leveled and excavated by Anchordoguy Landscaping Inc. [...]

Windsor Rain Barrel Installation Workshop


Daily Acts partnered with the Town of Windsor, BlueBarrels Rainwater Catchment Systems, and the Windsor Garden Club to host a successful public workshop on rainwater harvesting at the Windsor Community Garden. Kellen Watson of Daily Acts shared a short presentation, which provided an overview of reasons to collect rainwater, stormwater solutions, and catchment system options. [...]

Rain Tank Installation at Cali Calmecac


Beginning in the fall of 2015, Daily Acts fostered and led a productive partnership between the Town of Windsor, Windsor Rotary Club, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), and the Windsor Unified School District with the goal of designing and installing a rainwater harvesting system for the Cali Calmécac Language Academy school garden, located at 9491 Starr [...]