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G3’s Kimberly Alexander Imagines Beautiful 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|TerraBLOG, Video, We're In The News|Comments Off on G3’s Kimberly Alexander Imagines Beautiful Garden

LA Daily News Boosts Ocean Friendly Gardens

Did you know that every 12 dry days, approximately 3.8 billion gallons of drinking water runs off the paved surfaces of LA County?  That's equal to 1" of rain, or 12 Rose Bowl Stadiums filled with water -- It's A LOT! The LA Daily News highlights Ocean Friendly Gardens and explains how we can change [...]

By | May 16th, 2014|TerraBLOG, We're In The News|Comments Off on LA Daily News Boosts Ocean Friendly Gardens

Hawthorne Has A G3 HOW

G3 leads another Hands on Workshop (HOW).  This time, it's Hawthorne City Hall that gets the benefit of the expertise brought by G3 Qualified Trainers Marianne Simon and Tom Rau, assisted by G3 Certified Professional and activist for Surfrider Foundation, Steve Williams.  Community members, and staffers from the Los Angeles Conservation Corps pitch in and [...]

By | April 25th, 2014|TerraBLOG, Video, We're In The News|Comments Off on Hawthorne Has A G3 HOW

Kids Learn HOW At Palos Verdes High School

Junior AP students from Palos Verdes High School learned HOW to select, place, and install CA native plants during a three-hour Hands on Workshop, led by G3 Qualified Trainers, Tom Rau and Marianne Simon.  The HOW was part of the experience of building an Ocean Friendly Demonstration Garden at PVHS.  The OFG was designed by [...]

By | April 24th, 2014|Design Studio, Hands On Workshops, TerraBLOG, Video, We're In The News|Comments Off on Kids Learn HOW At Palos Verdes High School

Hawthorne City Hall Ocean Friendly Garden News

G3 Associate, Tom Rau, is featured in this video clip from KCAL 9 (February 2014) covering the Hands-on Workshop conducted by G3 at the newly completed Ocean Friendly Demonstration Garden at Hawthorne City Hall.  Tom, a CA licensed landscape architect, was the G3 Designer on the project; he and Marianne Simon led the three hour [...]

By | March 2nd, 2014|TerraBLOG, Video, We're In The News|Comments Off on Hawthorne City Hall Ocean Friendly Garden News

Water Efficiency Magazine Profiles Patrick Pilz

Patrick Pilz, G3 Certified Professional and California American Water's Conservation Manager, is profiled in the March 2014 Water Efficiency Magazine Reader Profiles.  The article highlight's Patrick's unique finance and environmental background, which leads him to be involved in interesting projects like the San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program to which G3 is a consultant to Surfrider [...]

By | February 22nd, 2014|TerraBLOG, We're In The News|Comments Off on Water Efficiency Magazine Profiles Patrick Pilz