Category Archives: Ocean Friendly Gardens

How to Install a Rain Barrel

In this Sustainable Ventura News video, you’ll learn how to install a rain barrel to capture water and disperse it into your landscape.  For City of Ventura residents, Find out more & get your Rain Barrel Voucher, click here.

How to Install a Rain Barrel

In this Sustainable Ventura News video, you’ll learn how to install a rain barrel to capture water and disperse it into your landscape.  For City of Ventura residents, Find out more & get your Rain Barrel Voucher, click here.

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. June 4 “Designing and Maintaining Your Water Wise Garden”

Are you overwhelmed with the idea of designing a water wise garden? Learn how to incorporate principles of design, such as unity, line, form, texture, color, scale and balance. We will have local landscape designers on hand and we suggest

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. June 4 “Designing and Maintaining Your Water Wise Garden”

Are you overwhelmed with the idea of designing a water wise garden? Learn how to incorporate principles of design, such as unity, line, form, texture, color, scale and balance. We will have local landscape designers on hand and we suggest

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Permaculture Design” on March 26, 10am-11:30am

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Permaculture Design” on Saturday, March 26, 10am – 11:30am, RSVP to reserve your seat: http://bit.ly/1SLGrbf  

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Permaculture Design” on March 26, 10am-11:30am

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Permaculture Design” on Saturday, March 26, 10am – 11:30am, RSVP to reserve your seat: http://bit.ly/1SLGrbf  

SAVE OUR WATER: The NEW 2016 Water Wise Class Series

“At least 50% percent of the water used in a home is used outdoors for landscaping, and there’s a lot we can do to minimize water waste and maximize water efficiency,” said Jill Santos, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist. “Being

SAVE OUR WATER: The NEW 2016 Water Wise Class Series

“At least 50% percent of the water used in a home is used outdoors for landscaping, and there’s a lot we can do to minimize water waste and maximize water efficiency,” said Jill Santos, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist. “Being

HARVEST RAIN TO SAVE OUR WATER AND MONEY ON YOUR WATER BILL

In the rainy winter season, collecting rainwater by installing a rain barrel is a great way to help preserve our natural resources and can benefit your household operating budget because you’ll save you money on your water bill! The average

HARVEST RAIN TO SAVE OUR WATER AND MONEY ON YOUR WATER BILL

In the rainy winter season, collecting rainwater by installing a rain barrel is a great way to help preserve our natural resources and can benefit your household operating budget because you’ll save you money on your water bill! The average

Storm and Flood alerts today, have you installed your rain water saving devices?

Storm and flood alerts have been issued today for Ventura County. Stay safe and dry…did you install your rain barrel or cistern yet? Find out more at: http://bushmanusa.com/ and the city’s website: http://bit.ly/1MRbryA

Storm and Flood alerts today, have you installed your rain water saving devices?

Storm and flood alerts have been issued today for Ventura County. Stay safe and dry…did you install your rain barrel or cistern yet? Find out more at: http://bushmanusa.com/ and the city’s website: http://bit.ly/1MRbryA

December 5, 2015: FREE Water Wise Gardening Class

Ask an Irrigation Professional with Ewing Irrigation Saturday, December 5, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at City of Ventura’s Maintenance Yard 336 Sanjon Rd Ventura, CA 93001 ** Learn how to set your timer to meet CA State Mandates

December 5, 2015: FREE Water Wise Gardening Class

Ask an Irrigation Professional with Ewing Irrigation Saturday, December 5, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at City of Ventura’s Maintenance Yard 336 Sanjon Rd Ventura, CA 93001 ** Learn how to set your timer to meet CA State Mandates

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Oct. 10 – Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot” Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cornucopia Community Garden Telephone Road/Bobolink Lane (between Johnson and Ramelli) Dr. Rot (City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik) demonstrates

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Oct. 10 – Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot” Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cornucopia Community Garden Telephone Road/Bobolink Lane (between Johnson and Ramelli) Dr. Rot (City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik) demonstrates

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,

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,

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

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