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Reversing Desertification Shows Living Soil Is KEY Factor In Environmental Health

This beautiful TED Talk by Allan Savory, biologist and ecologist, highlights the importance of rebuilding native soil, particularly in areas where desertification already has begun. The irony of the story is that holistic land management and animal husbandry provide the strategic cornerstone to rejuvenating the grasslands of the world. The lesson for those in G3 [...]

By | March 6th, 2016|Soil In The City, TerraBLOG, Video|0 Comments

G3 LID Ventura Brochure

G3 was engaged by Ventura County Watershed Protection Division to create a Low Impact Design brochure highlighting Surfrider Foundation's Ocean Friendly Gardens principles of Conservation, Permeability and Retention. Read or download the brochure here:  G3 LID Ventura Brochuresm

By | July 1st, 2015|Consulting Node, TerraBLOG|0 Comments

How Native Plants Protect Your Beaches, Rivers And Oceans

Written by Ashley Parrish-Decker Recently I've been interested in the principles of permaculture, but in permaculture they say there is no such thing as an invasive plants or weeds, but rather that all things in a given eco-system can be beneficial. I was curious what a wildlife restoration biologist might say about this debate of invasives [...]

By | May 25th, 2015|OWL Stories, TerraBLOG|0 Comments

G3’s Urban Soil Symposium Blew Our Mind

Author, Kristin Ohlson (middle) reminds Dr. John Quinton (right) that "The "Soil Will Save Us" On February 24, 2015, G3’s vision for the first urban soil summit in the U.S. became a reality. After months of planning, strategizing, agonizing, blogging, tweeting and emailing, the day finally arrived and we were underway. That Monday [...]

By | April 14th, 2015|Soil In The City, TerraBLOG, We're In The News|0 Comments

Mulch Madness Hits Ventura CA

G3 Associates Ashley Parrish-Decker and Jill Sarick-Santos, teamed up with others at the City of Ventura, CA for some Mulch Madness. The City of Ventura purchased compost from Agromin, 80 yards for two parks, and allowed people to come an pick up as much mulch as they could get in their buckets, bags and truck beds. [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|TerraBLOG|0 Comments

One More Rain Garden For The Beach

Here's a sweet message we received after a Lawn Be Gone workshop in San Diego, CA: "Having attended all your Watershed Wise Basics and Hands On  Workshops at the Montgomery Waller Park Project, I wanted to show you our new front yard. It's been transformed from a water-guzzling lawn that constantly needed mowing -- to a carefree, water-smart, [...]

Carbon Sequestering Begins at Loam

 By Paula Henson Have you sequestered your carbon today? Do you even know how to sequester carbon at home? Or where to do it? A garden produces oxygen, grows food, provides shade and all those other amazing things that gardens do. It can also keep that nasty carbon dioxide away from our atmosphere, at least [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|TerraBLOG|0 Comments