Category Archives: Lawn and Garden

Retrofit

City’s New FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series Kicks Off

In 2010, the City of Ventura in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation held the   first FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series which was aimed at informing Ventura Water residents on how they could help promote environmental sustainability in their landscape,

Retrofit

City’s New FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series Kicks Off

In 2010, the City of Ventura in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation held the   first FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series which was aimed at informing Ventura Water residents on how they could help promote environmental sustainability in their landscape,

RightPlantRightPlace

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

RightPlantRightPlace

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes Begin!

REGISTER TODAY for the NEW Water Wise Gardening Classes!  All classes are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Reserve your seat today! August 29 – How to Successfully Complete Your Garden Retrofit in 120 Days September 12 – Right Plant

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes Begin!

REGISTER TODAY for the NEW Water Wise Gardening Classes!  All classes are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Reserve your seat today! August 29 – How to Successfully Complete Your Garden Retrofit in 120 Days September 12 – Right Plant

WaterWiseGardens

Learn the Watershed-Friendly Gardening Approach – NEW FREE CLASSES!

Learn for FREE how to use the watershed-friendly approach in your garden.  The five-part workshop series will be held on Saturdays, September-October 2015, at the Ventura County Government Center.  Discover how to design, mulch, grade and plant for the efficient

WaterWiseGardens

Learn the Watershed-Friendly Gardening Approach – NEW FREE CLASSES!

Learn for FREE how to use the watershed-friendly approach in your garden.  The five-part workshop series will be held on Saturdays, September-October 2015, at the Ventura County Government Center.  Discover how to design, mulch, grade and plant for the efficient

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

New Water Wise Gardening Class Series teaches residents to be more sustainable and self-sufficient

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes start Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00am-11:30am “As we head into our fourth year of this drought in California, it remains critical that residents are vigilant about conserving water,” said City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Jill

FREE Water Wise Classes Begin

New Water Wise Gardening Class Series teaches residents to be more sustainable and self-sufficient

FREE Water Wise Gardening Classes start Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00am-11:30am “As we head into our fourth year of this drought in California, it remains critical that residents are vigilant about conserving water,” said City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Jill

LtoR: WATERSHED HERO AWARD: Marlene McMullen (Principal, Loma Vista Elementary School), Dan Long (Midtown Ventura Community Council) & Shana Epstein (GM, Ventura Water)

2014 Watershed Hero Award – Loma Vista Elementary School

  In recognition and support of local environmental efforts, on Monday, December 15, 2014, Ventura Mayor Cheryl Hetimann, on behalf of the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Ventura Water, E.J. Harrison & Sons, and Agromin Premium Soil Products (Agromin),

LtoR: WATERSHED HERO AWARD: Marlene McMullen (Principal, Loma Vista Elementary School), Dan Long (Midtown Ventura Community Council) & Shana Epstein (GM, Ventura Water)

2014 Watershed Hero Award – Loma Vista Elementary School

  In recognition and support of local environmental efforts, on Monday, December 15, 2014, Ventura Mayor Cheryl Hetimann, on behalf of the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Ventura Water, E.J. Harrison & Sons, and Agromin Premium Soil Products (Agromin),

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Ocean Friendly Garden Ventura Homeowner Case Study

  [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5oFJ1EShis] “We enjoy our outdoors so much more than we did before,” said Ed Wehan, Ventura homeowner and active community member.  “Transforming our ‘traditional’ yard for an ocean friendly garden, my wife and I discovered an amazing improvement to

waterwiseyard

Ocean Friendly Garden Ventura Homeowner Case Study

  [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5oFJ1EShis] “We enjoy our outdoors so much more than we did before,” said Ed Wehan, Ventura homeowner and active community member.  “Transforming our ‘traditional’ yard for an ocean friendly garden, my wife and I discovered an amazing improvement to

Ojai

Community Potluck with Practical Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Landscape Water

Ojai Valley Green Coalition sponsors  COMMUNITY GATHERING  Potluck with Practical Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Landscape Water andContinuing the ‘Facing Drought Together’ Conversation Presenter Kathy Nolan plants natives. “The soil is our best water tank”, says Kathy.   Friday,

Ojai

Community Potluck with Practical Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Landscape Water

Ojai Valley Green Coalition sponsors  COMMUNITY GATHERING  Potluck with Practical Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Landscape Water andContinuing the ‘Facing Drought Together’ Conversation Presenter Kathy Nolan plants natives. “The soil is our best water tank”, says Kathy.   Friday,

Over-irrigation

STOP THE TOXIC FLOW: Tips to decrease urban runoff

     In a natural ecosystem, water sinks into the soil, nourishing plants and trees and before flowing  into rivers, lakes and the ocean.  Urban cities are built with many hard surfaces such as roads, driveways, parking lots and rooftops that

Over-irrigation

STOP THE TOXIC FLOW: Tips to decrease urban runoff

     In a natural ecosystem, water sinks into the soil, nourishing plants and trees and before flowing  into rivers, lakes and the ocean.  Urban cities are built with many hard surfaces such as roads, driveways, parking lots and rooftops that