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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Watershed Wise Training's parent, G3 (Green Gardens Group), is holding a weekend of training for professional landscapers, non-profit organizations, agencies, and passionate gardeners February 7-9 in Irvine, CA.
Generation Water July 2011 Cohort G3 worked with non-profit Generation Water to develop and implement a Water Efficiency Professional Training Program for its youth employees who are part of their green workforce development effort under the State of California's first Green Innovation Challenge Grant (a $2.5 million grant to grow the water efficiency sector) received by [...]