All Discussions Tagged 'drought' (13)

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Prepare for the Drought: Lawn Be Gone!

"This past February 2020 was the first time since 1864 - when the Civil War was raging and covered wagons roamed the American West - that S…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Mar 1

Lawn Be Gone! DIY Sheet Mulching

Action of the Month: DIY Sheet Mulching Fall is the perfect time to sheet-mulch. Not familiar with that term? It's a layered mulch system t…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Oct 1, 2018

Save Water: Plant native, drought-tolerant plants

Did you know that in California, we use an average of 30-60% of our water outdoors? Cutting water use in the yard or garden has the potent…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Apr 30, 2018

Climate Change & Fire Risk

Last month we witnessed the devastating impacts of fire that was fueled by years of drought and a recent welcomed (but dangerous) rainy se…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Oct 31, 2017

Lawn Conversion: It’s easier than you think!

By converting your lawn into a garden, you’ll save water and can create a beautiful habitat.  Plus, there are rebate programs available to…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Jul 2, 2017

Action of the Month: Replant it Right!

Spring is on the horizon! Was this winter particularly ravaging on your landscaping? Did you add "replace dead plants or grass" to your to…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Jan 27, 2017

Summer Water-Saving Practices

California’s mandatory drought restrictions have been lifted, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop water conservation efforts.  Accordin…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Jul 3, 2016

Want to capture rainwater for your plants?

Come to our Hands-on Rainwater Harvesting Workshop on December 12th! Save water by capturing the rain that falls on your own roof! Particip…

Started by Tina King Neuhausel

0 Nov 30, 2015

Lose A Lawn, Gain A Garden: Sheetmulching 101

Sheet mulching is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to convert your lawn or underwhelming yard into a beautiful, nutrient-dense,…

Started by Heather Carreon

0 Oct 30, 2015

Superbly Sensible Fall Workshops!

Ahhhh, the smell of much-needed rain, the crunching of leaves beneath our feet and cozying up with our loved ones- Fall is fast approaching…

Started by Heather Carreon

0 Oct 1, 2015


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