Category Archives: Ocean Friendly Gardens

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 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

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

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

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),

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),

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

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-

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

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

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

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

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

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