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Watershed Wise Landscape Professional Self Study Guide

Welcome to the Watershed Wise Landscape Professional certification page! On this page you will find a number of different resources that will help you prepare for your test. Make sure you have the latest Watershed Wise Landscape Professional class Handbook Part 1 - Sections 1 through 8  Part 2 - Sections 9 through 14 Part [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Watershed Wise Landscape Professional Self Study Guide

Top 10 Natives or Drought Tolerant Edibles

By Violet E. Rogers  One of the most frequent questions I receive as a Urban Farmer, aside from how to remove turf, is what edibles are native or drought tolerant perennials. Rather then go to the old standbys of Rosemary, English Lavender (edible variety), or any Citrus variety.   Here are my top ten favorites that [...]

By | October 29th, 2014|Blog, Class, HOWs, Turf Removal|Comments Off on Top 10 Natives or Drought Tolerant Edibles

Biggest California Friendly Garden for Midtown Ventura Community Council

This last Saturday, September 6th, was the final work day at Loma Vista School on the Coastal California Native Garden. Loma Vista was this year’s school chosen for the Midtown Ventura Community Council Adopt-A-School Program and it was the biggest project done yet. Landscape architect and G3, Green Gardens Group, Associate Brian Brodersen, along with [...]

By | October 15th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Biggest California Friendly Garden for Midtown Ventura Community Council

Question, Regarding Fungus…

We received a great question from someone who went to one of our CFLT classes this last weekend! He asked: "Question - regarding fungi:.... I had a 1/2 (opened) bag of Organic Plus (retail bag) and found large amount of white colored strands -apparently a fungus... at the end of the strands whole formed mushrooms, with [...]

By | October 15th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Question, Regarding Fungus…

Why Artificial Turf is NOT the answer

Synthetic turf, or artificial grass, is what used to be called AstroTurf. Many ask us if this is a viable option for saving water in the landscape, and our answer is a resounding 'NO'. We do not recommended artificial turf as a water conservation tool for several reasons: Artificial turf is installed over a highly [...]

By | October 15th, 2014|Blog, Turf Removal|Comments Off on Why Artificial Turf is NOT the answer

Solving the problem of ‘Run Off’

Our very own Qualified Trainer and G3 Associate, Kelley Hanna, explains the main reasons for irrigation water leaving your landscape as run off, and what the solution is. Download her new E-Book, and check out the worksheets that accompany the book: Cycle and Soak Timing Worksheet MP Rotator Worksheet Run Off Inspection Worksheet

By | August 14th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Solving the problem of ‘Run Off’

G3 Professional Training Monterey Penninsula

Thanks to a grant from California American Water, G3 is able to offer this two day workshop to people living and working in Monterey, CA for a special all-in cost of $75.00.  This is the first offering of the TWO DAY Core Concepts Workshop. All materials and food (organic breakfast, lunch and snacks) are included in registration [...]

By | July 23rd, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on G3 Professional Training Monterey Penninsula

G3 Professional Training LA

Become a Qualified Trainer for G3. Last chance to register with a discount for the G3 Core Concepts and Communication Workshops June 14 & 25 in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Community College District is hosting the workshops at their Van De Kamp Innovation Center in Silverlake, CA.  G3 CCW Flyer 062414  REGISTER NOW!

By | June 15th, 2014|Blog, Class|Comments Off on G3 Professional Training LA

G3 Trainer Imagines Beautiful San Diego Garden

Kudos to G3 Qualified Trainer, Kimberly Alexander, for her award-winning landscape display at the San Diego County Fair.  The garden was funded by San Diego Horticultural Society and the San Diego County Water Authority.  This garden shows people how they too can get a Watershed Wise landscape (known as a WaterSmart Garden in San Diego) by [...]

By | June 12th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on G3 Trainer Imagines Beautiful San Diego Garden