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Taking A Watershed Approach to Landscaping

With concerns about the current drought, along with the strong possibility of an El Niño, San Diego is ready to look to the landscape to provide solutions by: Building healthy, living soil that acts like a sponge by absorbing water when we irrigate or it rains Growing plants that thrive in our local weather conditions and ‘feed the [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|HOWs, Turf Removal|Comments Off on Taking A Watershed Approach to Landscaping

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