Category Archives: Lawn and Garden

FREE EVENT Saturday, May 3, 2014: Water Wise Watering Workshop

Learn how to irrigate your landscape efficiently with the use of drip, rotating nozzles and smart controllers that maximize water and energy savings at the FREE Water Wise Workshop on Saturday, May 3, 2014.  Ewing Irrigation professional Raul Topete will

FREE EVENT Saturday, May 3, 2014: Water Wise Watering Workshop

Learn how to irrigate your landscape efficiently with the use of drip, rotating nozzles and smart controllers that maximize water and energy savings at the FREE Water Wise Workshop on Saturday, May 3, 2014.  Ewing Irrigation professional Raul Topete will

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FREE Water Wise Class “Urban Gold & Composting 101” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon

FREE Water Wise Class, “Urban Gold & Composting 101,” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon at Cornucopia Community Garden.  Find out how improve the vitality of your soil and create a healthy compost, rich teas & more. Find out more REGISTER: http://bit.ly/1mYZ1ue

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FREE Water Wise Class “Urban Gold & Composting 101” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon

FREE Water Wise Class, “Urban Gold & Composting 101,” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon at Cornucopia Community Garden.  Find out how improve the vitality of your soil and create a healthy compost, rich teas & more. Find out more REGISTER: http://bit.ly/1mYZ1ue

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Turf Alternatives – A Beautiful “Green” Solution to the Traditional Lawn

      While they are appealing to the eye, green sprawling landscapes and lawns use a tremendous amount of water and energy in order to thrive.  In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the average American household uses 320

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Turf Alternatives – A Beautiful “Green” Solution to the Traditional Lawn

      While they are appealing to the eye, green sprawling landscapes and lawns use a tremendous amount of water and energy in order to thrive.  In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the average American household uses 320

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Sand and Sandbags available to Ventura residents

In preparation of expected heavy rain, the City of Ventura is providing residents sand and sandbags. Please bring your own shovel to any of these temporary locations. City of Ventura, Sanjon Mainentance Yard: 336 Sanjon Road Ventura City Fire Station

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Sand and Sandbags available to Ventura residents

In preparation of expected heavy rain, the City of Ventura is providing residents sand and sandbags. Please bring your own shovel to any of these temporary locations. City of Ventura, Sanjon Mainentance Yard: 336 Sanjon Road Ventura City Fire Station

How to PRUNE your native garden

Native gardens are not only beautiful, they help conserve natural resources. February is a great time to hard PRUNE your native gardens.  In this Sustainable Ventura News segment, Designer Laura Bauer with BauerFineGardening.com,  demonstrates how to care for your garden

How to PRUNE your native garden

Native gardens are not only beautiful, they help conserve natural resources. February is a great time to hard PRUNE your native gardens.  In this Sustainable Ventura News segment, Designer Laura Bauer with BauerFineGardening.com,  demonstrates how to care for your garden

LISTEN to the SustainableVentura.TV Podcast "Free Water Wise Class: Ocean Friendly Gardens"

SustainableVentura.TV PODCAST from the FREE Water Wise Class: Ocean Friendly Gardens

On Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 10am-11:30am, Ventura Water, Aqua-flo and Green Thumb Nursery presented the second in a series of six Water Wise classes.  The topic for the day was “How to employ Ocean Friendly Garden principles of CPR-

LISTEN to the SustainableVentura.TV Podcast "Free Water Wise Class: Ocean Friendly Gardens"

SustainableVentura.TV PODCAST from the FREE Water Wise Class: Ocean Friendly Gardens

On Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 10am-11:30am, Ventura Water, Aqua-flo and Green Thumb Nursery presented the second in a series of six Water Wise classes.  The topic for the day was “How to employ Ocean Friendly Garden principles of CPR-

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FREE Waterwise Gardening Classes starting Saturday, September 14, 2013

LISTEN TO THE FREE WATERWISE GARDENING CLASS  PODCAST, HERE. In this “Sustainable Ventura” podcast host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Jill Sarick, about the upcoming FREE Waterwise Gardening Classes beginning Saturdays, starting September 14, 2013,

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FREE Waterwise Gardening Classes starting Saturday, September 14, 2013

LISTEN TO THE FREE WATERWISE GARDENING CLASS  PODCAST, HERE. In this “Sustainable Ventura” podcast host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Jill Sarick, about the upcoming FREE Waterwise Gardening Classes beginning Saturdays, starting September 14, 2013,

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Grasscycling – Good for your Lawn and the Environment!

In this “Sustainable Ventura” podcast host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Divsion about Grasscycling.  Grasscycling is great for your lawn and the environment!   CLICK THE PODCAST ICON!

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Grasscycling – Good for your Lawn and the Environment!

In this “Sustainable Ventura” podcast host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Divsion about Grasscycling.  Grasscycling is great for your lawn and the environment!   CLICK THE PODCAST ICON!

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Read Sustainable Ventura’s July 2013 Newsletter

CLICK HERE TO READ SUSTAINABLE VENTURA’S JULY 2013 NEWSLETTER A visit to the third annual Green Jobs Expo: At the Intersection of Green Technology and Job Creation WaterSense For Your Lawn and Garden Livin’ Green:  Green Your Summer Green Tips,

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Read Sustainable Ventura’s July 2013 Newsletter

CLICK HERE TO READ SUSTAINABLE VENTURA’S JULY 2013 NEWSLETTER A visit to the third annual Green Jobs Expo: At the Intersection of Green Technology and Job Creation WaterSense For Your Lawn and Garden Livin’ Green:  Green Your Summer Green Tips,

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WaterSense for Lawn & Garden

In Ventura, the City recommends that homeowners water their lawns between the hours of 9pm to 9am. Water penetrates the lawn more efficiently during that time and there is less water lost to winds and evaporation. If your lawn starts

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WaterSense for Lawn & Garden

In Ventura, the City recommends that homeowners water their lawns between the hours of 9pm to 9am. Water penetrates the lawn more efficiently during that time and there is less water lost to winds and evaporation. If your lawn starts