Easy Composting With Worms

Worm composting is an easy and fun activity for the whole family that can be done year round, indoors or out. No matter if you live in a tiny house or a mansion. Worms can eat their way through your f...

Bokashi – The Art Of Zero Food Waste

Learn the Japanese art of Bokashi fermentation and composting at this interactive presentation! The Bokashi composting method is used for composting ALL organic waste, including meat, dairy and liquid...

Bokashi Compost Creates Rich Dark Soil

My dirty secret is out. 18 months ago I removed 7000 square foot of turf grass, mostly Bermuda, with the help of a sod cutter. I then used a process called sheet mulching to build healthy soil. Togeth...

Zero Waste Workshops For May

Diane recently spoke at a Zero Waste Event in Encinitas run by I Love A Clean San Diego, and we were inspired to organize three workshops in May around this topic. Bokashi – The Art Of Zero Food...

Building Soils Naturally – Innovative Methods

A healthy landscape is built upon healthy soil, but many of our traditional gardening practices kill that valuable ecosystem. How can we harness the army of soil microbes to help us create low mainten...

San Diegans Learn How To Grow Healthy Gardens

Healthy gardens and landscapes are based on simple choices we make in our own backyards. Collecting free water when it falls from the sky Treating the soil right to keep it healthy Growing your own fo...

Designing Your Waterwise Landscape

Designing a water wise landscape is much more than just throwing a few ‘low water’ plants and switching out your irrigation to drip. We must create healthy soil for the foundation of a bea...

Planting Your First Vegetable Garden

Growing your own fruit and vegetables is one of the best things you can do for you and your family’s health. It does not require lots of space, time or resources. It rewards you with produce that is...

The New Sustainable Landscape In The Donor Garden

Sustainable landscaping is about much more than choosing the right plants. It’s about Creating healthy soil Capturing rainwater Minimizing maintenance Encouraging nature’s protective workf...