Why Did You Want To Create This Podcast?

I’m Diane Downey, and I wanted to create this podcast because I really believe that the soil can save us – water, carbon and climate change are all linked together, and if we change the way we...

Ep2: Artificial Turf

Many homeowners, when faced with a dead lawn, and water restrictions, are attracted to the idea of artificial turf as an option. In this episode we look at the pros and cons of ‘astroturf’ or plas...

Ep1: Introductions And Brown Lawn

Welcome to the Earth Friendly Homeowner Podcast In this first episode of The Earth Friendly Homeowner Podcast we discuss our personal journey and the reason we started this website, blog and podcast. ...

El Nino – Friend Or Foe?

Much is being said about the 2015-2016 El Nino and its possible effects on Southern California. Many are preparing by getting their roof and gutters checked, putting away garden furniture and taking ...

Fruit Trees For San Diego

As we become more distant from our farmers and food producers, it makes more sense to start growing our own edibles in our gardens. In this post, we hope to help those of you in San Diego County who w...