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Water Saving Resources for Southern California

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Water Saving Resources for Southern California

Want to know how to reduce watering in your home or garden? Here is a list or resources for you to learn about the latest rebates and water-saving tips.  Bewaterwise.com: Water-saving tips, rebates and resources Turf replacement program FAQs List of lawn removal methods with pros and cons List of alternatives to lawns Residential rebates Commercial rebates Bloom! California nursery locator to help you find a native plant nursery near you Video: How to Convert Sprinklers to Drip PDF: How to make a rain garden Watering Calculator: Calculate the correct amount of water to give your landscape during normal conditions Calscape.org:...

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The End of Lawns: Are You Ready?

The End of Lawns: Are You Ready?

Stressed about the drought? Turn that negative into a positive. Just as it took a cultural shift for us to adopt lawns, it's high time for dramatic shift away from them.

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Upcoming Workshop: Houseplant Propagation

Upcoming Workshop: Houseplant Propagation

Learn to propagate your houseplants at this hands-on, beginner-friendly workshop at Heavy Manners Library in Echo Park. Taught by Katie Tilford of Tinyplants.

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When to Plant Native Plants in Southern California

When to Plant Native Plants in Southern California

If you ask the average gardener what the best time to plant is, chances are they will tell you Spring. That’s the time when we think of things as waking up from winter dormancy and coming to life. But in our climate with its non-freezing Winters and dry Summers, plants play by different rules.

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How to Gain Nursery and Gardening Experience: 5 Places to Volunteer

How to Gain Nursery and Gardening Experience: 5 Places to Volunteer

If you’re like me and got into plants as an adult, you might find yourself wishing you had chosen a more botanically-inclined field of study when you had the chance. Don’t despair! There are plenty of free ways to gain plant experience, with the added bonus of helping others and the environment.

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