Jillian Steinberger
  • Female
  • Concord, CA
  • United States
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  • Cynthia Bradshaw
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BayFriendly Blog Post 2/15/12: "One More Reason to Cover Up Your Lawn: Chemical Toxicity
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Hi! I just published a blog post on the BayFriendly Blog, I'd love to share it with you. This is about the impact of conventional lawn chemicals used throughout the Bay Area. They are associated with…Continue

Tags: chemical, acute, sensitivity, sheet, conversion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sheila Hill Feb 16, 2012.

 

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Jillian Steinberger commented on Sheila Hill's event Green Rheem Features Green Fire!
"Looks like a great event! I will try to come! I'm so impressed with all the events you put on -- fun and interesting."
Apr 21, 2013
Tina King Neuhausel is attending Jillian Steinberger's event
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All About Avocados: A Fruit Hunting Adventure (Inst. of Urban Homesteading) at We will visit exceptional trees in Oakland, Lafayette, Alameda, San Leandro

April 13, 2013 from 1pm to 5pm
Yes, you can grow avocados! Join writer and landscaper Jillian Steinberger on Saturday April 13, 1–5pm for an adventurous carpool caravan tour to visit vigorous avocado trees in the East Bay. You’ll learn: why so few have been planted here, and why experts are now recommending planting more; the varieties we can grow here, from Hass to Reed and more, and which are hardiest for our microclimates; how to plant for a year round crop; about pollination, cultivation, fertilization, pruning and…See More
Feb 28, 2013
Jillian Steinberger posted an event
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All About Avocados: A Fruit Hunting Adventure (Inst. of Urban Homesteading) at We will visit exceptional trees in Oakland, Lafayette, Alameda, San Leandro

April 13, 2013 from 1pm to 5pm
Yes, you can grow avocados! Join writer and landscaper Jillian Steinberger on Saturday April 13, 1–5pm for an adventurous carpool caravan tour to visit vigorous avocado trees in the East Bay. You’ll learn: why so few have been planted here, and why experts are now recommending planting more; the varieties we can grow here, from Hass to Reed and more, and which are hardiest for our microclimates; how to plant for a year round crop; about pollination, cultivation, fertilization, pruning and…See More
Feb 27, 2013
Jillian Steinberger posted a blog post

The East Bay Avocado: Invisible No Longer

The East Bay produces a cornucopia of tree fruits that we love to eat, such as apples, figs, and plums. But what about our beloved avocado (Persea americana)?Hearing reports of avocado trees growing quietly among us, I followed clues in search of these elusive trees and found them living almost unnoticed all over the East Bay, from Fremont to Antioch. Some are majestic, towering gorgeously above Victorian mansions and dropping their fat fruit from great heights. Many were planted in the 1960s…See More
Feb 27, 2013
Sheila Hill replied to Jillian Steinberger's discussion BayFriendly Blog Post 2/15/12: "One More Reason to Cover Up Your Lawn: Chemical Toxicity
"Thank you Jillian for the great information.  I'm so glad I got rid of the lawn at my house years ago, and there are so many good reasons to do it!   A local grassroots group, Parents for a Safer Environment, works with local…"
Feb 16, 2012
Jillian Steinberger posted a discussion

BayFriendly Blog Post 2/15/12: "One More Reason to Cover Up Your Lawn: Chemical Toxicity

Hi! I just published a blog post on the BayFriendly Blog, I'd love to share it with you. This is about the impact of conventional lawn chemicals used throughout the Bay Area. They are associated with many conditions we don't want to see in ourselves, our children or our pets.http://www.bayfriendlyblog.org/2012/02/one-more-reason-to-cover-up-your-lawn.html#moreI heard keynote speaker Paul Tukey…See More
Feb 15, 2012
Jillian Steinberger replied to Sheila Hill's discussion Please sign this petition TODAY to help stop the Keystone Pipeline! (see note below from Bill McKibben of 350.org)
"Thanks for posting, Sheila!"
Feb 15, 2012
Jillian Steinberger might attend Lynda Deschambault's event

Green Rheem Movie : Bag It. at Rheem Movie Theatre

January 17, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
Save the Date! Join us for a great evening at the historic Rheem movie theatre. "Think Global: Eat, Drink and Shop Local!" We feature local wines and food samples at 6pm, film at 7pm and Stay for the shorts and discussion after the movie!Our website www.greenrheem.org will be updated soon to reflect our 2012 series! Save the Date!See More
Jan 10, 2012
Jillian Steinberger commented on Sheila Hill's event "FRESH!" - New Thinking about What We're Eating!
"If I am in town I will try to make it. I've heard it's a really good movie.   Cheers, Jillian Steinberger The Garden Artisan"
Apr 26, 2011
Cynthia Bradshaw and Jillian Steinberger are now friends
Sep 9, 2010
Jillian Steinberger posted an event
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2010 Bay-Friendly Conference: Transforming Urban Landscapes to Protect Our Water Resources at The Event Center at St. Mary's Cathedral

September 17, 2010 all day
The 2010 Bay-Friendly Landscape Conference and Marketplace will feature interactive sessions, professional networking, and a marketplace of cutting-edge technologies and products. Experts will offer practical tools and solutions to creating landscapes that conserve natural resources, prevent pollution, and cut greenhouse gas emissions while working with the uniqueness of the San Francisco Bay watershed.Register by September 1st to qualify for thesmart controller raffle!Conference Highlights:-…See More
Aug 25, 2010
Jillian Steinberger left a comment for Lucile Meinhardt
"Hi Lucy -- Nice to find you here!"
Aug 25, 2010
Jillian Steinberger and Lucile Meinhardt are now friends
Aug 25, 2010
Jillian Steinberger is now a member of Sustainable Contra Costa Network
Jul 28, 2010

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Jillian Steinberger's Blog

The East Bay Avocado: Invisible No Longer

The East Bay produces a cornucopia of tree fruits that we love to eat, such as apples, figs, and plums. But what about our beloved avocado (Persea americana)?

Hearing reports of avocado trees growing quietly among us, I followed clues in search of these elusive trees and found them living almost unnoticed all over the East Bay, from Fremont to Antioch. Some are majestic, towering…

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