Category Archives: Ocean Friendly Gardens

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Ventura Water on the “Sustainable Ventura” TV Series in March 2013

                                    SustainableVentura.TV This month’s Sustainable Ventura TV show visits with Ventura Water to talk about water stewardship and conservation as well as the March 19, 2013 kick-off party and launch of the second annual WaterTake 1 Online Short Film Contest,

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Ventura Water on the “Sustainable Ventura” TV Series in March 2013

                                    SustainableVentura.TV This month’s Sustainable Ventura TV show visits with Ventura Water to talk about water stewardship and conservation as well as the March 19, 2013 kick-off party and launch of the second annual WaterTake 1 Online Short Film Contest,

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When it RAINS, Catch it! Rain Barrel Discount Program for City of Ventura Residents

Collecting rain water makes good sense not only to the environment and your pocketbook, but it is a benefit to your lawn and garden.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain a barrel will save most gardeners about

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When it RAINS, Catch it! Rain Barrel Discount Program for City of Ventura Residents

Collecting rain water makes good sense not only to the environment and your pocketbook, but it is a benefit to your lawn and garden.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain a barrel will save most gardeners about

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Sunday, October 28: Volunteers Needed to Create an Ocean Friendly Garden at Ventura Farmer’s Market Parking Lot!

COME JOIN THE COMMUNITY PARTY TO BEAUTIFY VENTURA FARMER’S MARKET PARKING LOT WITH AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN (OFG) Sunday, October 28, 2012 9:00am-12:30pm – First Shift 12:30pm-4:00pm – Second Shift Join the Leadership Ventura, City of Ventura, Ventura Water, the

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Sunday, October 28: Volunteers Needed to Create an Ocean Friendly Garden at Ventura Farmer’s Market Parking Lot!

COME JOIN THE COMMUNITY PARTY TO BEAUTIFY VENTURA FARMER’S MARKET PARKING LOT WITH AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN (OFG) Sunday, October 28, 2012 9:00am-12:30pm – First Shift 12:30pm-4:00pm – Second Shift Join the Leadership Ventura, City of Ventura, Ventura Water, the

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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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The Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Gardens Program helps people apply CPR to their Garden

    CPR – Conservation, Permeability and Retention is essential in maintaining the health of your garden and also assists keeping our environment safe and clean See how the City of Ventura and Surfrider are working together to build Ocean

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The Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Gardens Program helps people apply CPR to their Garden

    CPR – Conservation, Permeability and Retention is essential in maintaining the health of your garden and also assists keeping our environment safe and clean See how the City of Ventura and Surfrider are working together to build Ocean

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Make Your Landscape and Garden an Earth-Friendly Place with Ocean Friendly Gardens (OFG)

[slideshow] When it rains, water that meets impermeable surfaces (driveways, streets and other hard surfaces) runs off into streets picking up sediment, debris, pesticides and fertilizers, oil, animal excrement and more. The polluted water is directed into the drains on

Native OFG in Ventura

Make Your Landscape and Garden an Earth-Friendly Place with Ocean Friendly Gardens (OFG)

[slideshow] When it rains, water that meets impermeable surfaces (driveways, streets and other hard surfaces) runs off into streets picking up sediment, debris, pesticides and fertilizers, oil, animal excrement and more. The polluted water is directed into the drains on

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Tips From The Expert: FREE Ocean Friendly Garden Series – Save money on your water bills!

by Christine Wied With little rain this year and water rates increasing, now may be the time to think about replacing a water-hungry grass lawn with what is known as an Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG).  The Ventura County Chapter of

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Tips From The Expert: FREE Ocean Friendly Garden Series – Save money on your water bills!

by Christine Wied With little rain this year and water rates increasing, now may be the time to think about replacing a water-hungry grass lawn with what is known as an Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG).  The Ventura County Chapter of

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Ocean Friendly Gardens are Springing up in Ventura

by Jill Sarick Santos If you take a walk through the midtown neighborhood in Ventura as of late, you will notice a lot of homes that have removed their front lawns and replaced them with beautiful gardens.  In many cases,

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Ocean Friendly Gardens are Springing up in Ventura

by Jill Sarick Santos If you take a walk through the midtown neighborhood in Ventura as of late, you will notice a lot of homes that have removed their front lawns and replaced them with beautiful gardens.  In many cases,

Too many slugs in your garden? Here's a solution!

Open Line Article: August 2011- Environmentally Friendly ways to get rid of Creatures in your Garden!

By Christine Wied You have been working since spring on that wonderful garden, feeding it with compost and other natural fertilizers. Just as the young tender plants are coming up or your bounty is ready for harvesting, you find you

Too many slugs in your garden? Here's a solution!

Open Line Article: August 2011- Environmentally Friendly ways to get rid of Creatures in your Garden!

By Christine Wied You have been working since spring on that wonderful garden, feeding it with compost and other natural fertilizers. Just as the young tender plants are coming up or your bounty is ready for harvesting, you find you

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Ventura County Star: “New Series presents concepts on environmental sustainability”

By Martha Maciel “Sustainable Ventura,” a new television series that premiered this month, is presenting different concepts of environmental sustainability in the city of Ventura. The Crowne Plaza and AWS Automotive were featured on the first episode of the series.

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Ventura County Star: “New Series presents concepts on environmental sustainability”

By Martha Maciel “Sustainable Ventura,” a new television series that premiered this month, is presenting different concepts of environmental sustainability in the city of Ventura. The Crowne Plaza and AWS Automotive were featured on the first episode of the series.