Category Archives: Lawn and Garden

City’s FREE Gardening Classes Start Saturday, Feb. 24!

See what’s on the schedule for the City’s 2018 Gardening Class Series – FREE with RSVP, find out more, here.   RSVP, here.

City’s FREE Gardening Classes Start Saturday, Feb. 24!

See what’s on the schedule for the City’s 2018 Gardening Class Series – FREE with RSVP, find out more, here.   RSVP, here.

Regrowing from the Ashes, Sat. Feb 24, 9am to Noon!

Casitas MWD would like to invite you to join Dr. Sabrina Drill, of UC Cooperative Extension for a workshop focused on understanding local fire ecology and how to maximize this critical time’s opportunities to transform our burnt and ash-blanketed landscapes

Regrowing from the Ashes, Sat. Feb 24, 9am to Noon!

Casitas MWD would like to invite you to join Dr. Sabrina Drill, of UC Cooperative Extension for a workshop focused on understanding local fire ecology and how to maximize this critical time’s opportunities to transform our burnt and ash-blanketed landscapes

What You Need To Know About Dry Weather Runoff

You’ve seen the signs — “Only Rain Down the Drain,” “The Drain is Just For Rain,” and “No Dumping, Drains to Ocean.” It’s essential that wekeep mindful of only allowing rainwater into the storm drain system. Why? Because our storm drain

What You Need To Know About Dry Weather Runoff

You’ve seen the signs — “Only Rain Down the Drain,” “The Drain is Just For Rain,” and “No Dumping, Drains to Ocean.” It’s essential that wekeep mindful of only allowing rainwater into the storm drain system. Why? Because our storm drain

Happy Mulch-Giving Event Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, 10am-2pm at Ventura’s Community Park

Here Ye! Here Ye!  The City’s “Mulch-Giving” Event will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10am-2pm at Community Park in Ventura. Free mulch and compost will be available to residents on a first-come first-served basis limited to 100 gallons

Happy Mulch-Giving Event Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, 10am-2pm at Ventura’s Community Park

Here Ye! Here Ye!  The City’s “Mulch-Giving” Event will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10am-2pm at Community Park in Ventura. Free mulch and compost will be available to residents on a first-come first-served basis limited to 100 gallons

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

Great tips on how to maintain the water features in your yard to PREVENT water pollution!

Properly maintaining pools, spas and decorative water features around your home and landscape can prevent water pollution. How? In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, City of Ventura Environmental Services Supervisor Todd Hundsdorfer shares valuable tips.   CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Great tips on how to maintain the water features in your yard to PREVENT water pollution!

Properly maintaining pools, spas and decorative water features around your home and landscape can prevent water pollution. How? In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, City of Ventura Environmental Services Supervisor Todd Hundsdorfer shares valuable tips.   CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

FIVE Tips to Keep Our Storm Drains Clean!

ONLY RAIN DOWN THE DRAIN! 5 Simple tips to help stop water pollution It’s time for some spring cleaning! Remember, all of the drains outside go directly to the nearest river. Keep that water clean by sweeping up spilled fertilizers,

FIVE Tips to Keep Our Storm Drains Clean!

ONLY RAIN DOWN THE DRAIN! 5 Simple tips to help stop water pollution It’s time for some spring cleaning! Remember, all of the drains outside go directly to the nearest river. Keep that water clean by sweeping up spilled fertilizers,

How to Install a Rain Barrel

In this Sustainable Ventura News video, you’ll learn how to install a rain barrel to capture water and disperse it into your landscape.  For City of Ventura residents, Find out more & get your Rain Barrel Voucher, click here.

How to Install a Rain Barrel

In this Sustainable Ventura News video, you’ll learn how to install a rain barrel to capture water and disperse it into your landscape.  For City of Ventura residents, Find out more & get your Rain Barrel Voucher, click here.

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. June 4 “Designing and Maintaining Your Water Wise Garden”

Are you overwhelmed with the idea of designing a water wise garden? Learn how to incorporate principles of design, such as unity, line, form, texture, color, scale and balance. We will have local landscape designers on hand and we suggest

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. June 4 “Designing and Maintaining Your Water Wise Garden”

Are you overwhelmed with the idea of designing a water wise garden? Learn how to incorporate principles of design, such as unity, line, form, texture, color, scale and balance. We will have local landscape designers on hand and we suggest