Category Archives: Lawn and Garden

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,

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-

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-

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,

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,

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!

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!