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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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This grass is “Greener”

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Photography by Laura Bauer, bauerfinegardening.com When most people think of the dream lawn they’d like for their home, they often think “sprawling green” and “park-like.”  However, according to Landscape Designer Laura Bauer, that’s not really

Creeping Red Fescue (Botanical name: Festuca rubra 'Molate')

This grass is “Greener”

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Photography by Laura Bauer, bauerfinegardening.com When most people think of the dream lawn they’d like for their home, they often think “sprawling green” and “park-like.”  However, according to Landscape Designer Laura Bauer, that’s not really

The Ventura Chapter of Surfrider and the City of Ventura create an OFG

Join the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura on Saturday, April 13

[slideshow] JOIN the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura CREATE AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN Saturday, April 13 9:00am to 4:00pm at 227 Prospect Street Ventura, CA (off N. Ventura Avenue) Light Food & Drink will

The Ventura Chapter of Surfrider and the City of Ventura create an OFG

Join the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura on Saturday, April 13

[slideshow] JOIN the Ventura County Surfrider Chapter, Habitat for Humanity and City of Ventura CREATE AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN Saturday, April 13 9:00am to 4:00pm at 227 Prospect Street Ventura, CA (off N. Ventura Avenue) Light Food & Drink will

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Livin’ Green in 2013: New Year’s Resolutions That Make A Difference

While your making your New Year’s resolutions in your personal and professional life.  Keep the environment in mind! Here are some green tips to help save the planet that can also help you save on your pocketbook! •Buy local, fresh,

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Livin’ Green in 2013: New Year’s Resolutions That Make A Difference

While your making your New Year’s resolutions in your personal and professional life.  Keep the environment in mind! Here are some green tips to help save the planet that can also help you save on your pocketbook! •Buy local, fresh,

LtoR: Josh Ball and Steve Dodge, Co-Founders of Endless Sustainability, standing beside of one of their aquaponic gardens

Aquaponic Gardens for Endless Sustainability

The October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura “ TV show talks with Steve Dodge and Josh Ball, the owners of Endless Sustainability, about Aquaponic Gardens, how they work and why they are so great for the environment. Other segments on the show

LtoR: Josh Ball and Steve Dodge, Co-Founders of Endless Sustainability, standing beside of one of their aquaponic gardens

Aquaponic Gardens for Endless Sustainability

The October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura “ TV show talks with Steve Dodge and Josh Ball, the owners of Endless Sustainability, about Aquaponic Gardens, how they work and why they are so great for the environment. Other segments on the show

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Recycle Yard and Kitchen Amendments by Composting!

COMPOST – USE NATURAL ORGANICS TO FERTILIZE YOUR GARDEN & YARD! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjq-scBTc2w&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] Sustainable Ventura’s September 2012 Show focuses on the 3 R’s, Reduce•Reuse•Recycle.  In this segment of the show, City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik talks about composting! Featured interviews

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Recycle Yard and Kitchen Amendments by Composting!

COMPOST – USE NATURAL ORGANICS TO FERTILIZE YOUR GARDEN & YARD! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjq-scBTc2w&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] Sustainable Ventura’s September 2012 Show focuses on the 3 R’s, Reduce•Reuse•Recycle.  In this segment of the show, City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik talks about composting! Featured interviews

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Sustainable Ventura TV Series – Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens, August 2012 Show

WATCH the August 2012 Sustainable Ventura TV show brought to you by Ventura Water. The Sustainable Ventura TV Series is seen on Caps-TV VTV’s Channel 15, Thursdays at 8:30pm. The show rebroadcasts Monday-Thursday and Saturdays at 9:00am, Sundays at 8:30pm

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Sustainable Ventura TV Series – Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens, August 2012 Show

WATCH the August 2012 Sustainable Ventura TV show brought to you by Ventura Water. The Sustainable Ventura TV Series is seen on Caps-TV VTV’s Channel 15, Thursdays at 8:30pm. The show rebroadcasts Monday-Thursday and Saturdays at 9:00am, Sundays at 8:30pm

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Wonderful Roses for your Garden: Less Toxic Pest Management

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura’s Maryann Ridini Spencer about Wonderful Roses for your garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for lawn care and less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips

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Wonderful Roses for your Garden: Less Toxic Pest Management

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura’s Maryann Ridini Spencer about Wonderful Roses for your garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for lawn care and less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips

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Beautiful, Natural Lawns & Less Toxic Pest Management

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura’s Maryann Ridini Spencer about beautiful, natural lawns.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for lawn care and less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more,

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Beautiful, Natural Lawns & Less Toxic Pest Management

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura’s Maryann Ridini Spencer about beautiful, natural lawns.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for lawn care and less toxic pest management.  For other Eco-friendly tips and more,

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Tips From The Expert: Composting Tips for your garden

By Christine Wied Composting is nature’s own recycling by taking organic discards and converting them back into valuable nutrients for the soil. With summer in full swing, for those who have a compost pile or bin, here are a few

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Tips From The Expert: Composting Tips for your garden

By Christine Wied Composting is nature’s own recycling by taking organic discards and converting them back into valuable nutrients for the soil. With summer in full swing, for those who have a compost pile or bin, here are a few