Updated: December 5, 2023
By Wanda MachLachlan , and Jon Traunfeld

This seven-page fact sheet, describing homeowner landscape management best practices, is a checklist used by Maryland Master Gardeners to certify small urban gardens as "Bay-Wise" conservation landscapes. It can also be used to determine how "Bay-Wise" your landscape is.

Bay-Wise Maryland Yardstick (fillable form - calculates total)

Bay-Wise Maryland Yardstick (printable form)