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 food These are easy steps we can take to improve our own lives and our environment. Healthy soil gives us […]

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How To Hold Onto An Extra 10,000 Gallons Of Water In Your Landscape

Did you know that by adding 4” of mulch over 1000 square foot of soil will help your garden hold onto an additional 10,000 gallons of water. If you don’t know how mulch feeds the soil microbes, and why that is important, check out our video. You can get mulch in San Diego from El Corazon/Agriservice, […]

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New California Native Garden Enjoying The Rain At The San Marcos Historical Society

Back in October of 2016, we ran a California Native Planting and Maintenance Workshop at the San Marcos Historical Society. In January 2017, we went back to check in on the plants. After the rains that we had through December and January the plants looked really good. Winners and Losers We lost the Sticky Monkey […]

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Winter/Spring Garden Workshop Packages

To celebrate the launch of these classes we have put together some amazing deals. Hurry though as they will expire on January 30th, 2017. Platinum Package Tickets to all five in person workshops – $225 value Access to our 3 hour online workshop – $75 value 90 Minute consultation at your home* – $250 value Total […]

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Key To Beautiful Landscapes Is Healthy Soil

The key to beautiful landscapes that use less water and require less maintenance is healthy soil. We’ve taught dozens and dozens of classes in the past several years and in every class students tell us that they have very hard, compacted soil. You’ve probably seen it, dirt so hard that you need a pickaxe to […]

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Our First Facebook Live Event – The Secret To A Healthy Landscape

We just did our first Facebook Live event! So excited that I got to share our four step plan to the secret to a healthy landscape. Let us know what you think and we will respond to your comments/questions on the Facebook page. Oh and dont forget to check out our brand new online California […]

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Announcing Our New Online Class

We are so excited to be launching our first online course! Welcome to the California Native Plants and Maintenance class. In this class we teach you how to create a low water, low maintenance landscape that is good for the climate, the environment and your pocket book. Why California native plants really are the easiest for […]

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Quick, Easy, Fun Class for Your California Native Garden

Shortly after we started teaching in person classes in San Diego on drought tolerant landscaping, we grew frustrated. We LOVED the content we were teaching. There was so much information in that three hour class. Students simply could not retain most of what they learned. Physical courses come with some challenges. Students who arrive late to […]

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40+ outstanding gifts for Eco Friendly Homeowners

Welcome to the Earth Friendly Homeowner Holiday Gift Guide We have gathered 40+ gift ideas for the gardener, the DIY home improvement eco-warrior and the reader in your life. Tools to make gardening easier, heirloom vegetable seeds, the perfect gardening hat and gardening shoes. The ‘do it yourself’ eco-home improvement fan will love the reusable […]

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Lemongrass Tea – The Best Tea You’ve Never Heard Of (Part 1)

I love my black tea. I especially love my English Breakfast tea with sugar. My husband claims that I drink tea with my sugar. Yeah, in other words it has to be pretty sweet for me to drink it. Because I’ve never been a fan of green or herbal teas, I was surprised to find […]

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