Category Archives: Native Gardens

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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

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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

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Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down

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Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down