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Conejo Open Space Foundation's Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest

Conejo Open Space Foundation's Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest

This free educational event with dozens of eco-related exhibitors will have lots of fun activities for the kids! Hosted by the Conejo Open Space Foundation on Saturday October 1, it will take place in Thousand Oaks at the Lakeside Pavilion area of the Conejo Creek North Park, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The first-time festival’s over 20 exhibitors include butterfly experts from Betina’s Little Farm and Butterfly Garden, beekeepers from the Los Angeles County Beekeeping Association, noted wildflower painter and author Stacy Ruda Best, the garden clubs of Westlake Village and Conejo Valley, Poison Free Conejo, REI and many...

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GO WILD: Watts and Sokja + OAKtober at the Museum of Ventura County

GO WILD: Watts and Sokja + OAKtober at the Museum of Ventura County

Join us at the Museum of Ventura County for the show GO WILD: WATTS AND SOJKA which centers on the novel Tree by Melina Sempill Watts and features a cycle of pieces by California plein air painter Jeff Sojka inspired by the book.   Growing native plants is the natural outgrowth of reading Tree and seeing Sojka's paintings -- what better way to go wild than to join Growing Works and Tinyplants at a native plants sale and bring the wild into your garden? OAKtober at the Museum of Ventura CountyPart of GO WILD: Watts and Sokja100 E Main St, Ventura, CA 9300 [map] 10:00 a.m. – Dr. David White will introduce Oaktober10:15 a.m. – keynote...

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Water Saving Resources for Southern California

drought saving water

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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