Aug 18, 2015
elementC6 is introducing Turf Rescue, the first biochar-based soil amendment created especially to keep lawns green while using at least 35 percent less water.
Aug 03, 2015
While the drought has put a damper on many backyard gardeners, it hasn’t stopped the enthusiasm for gardening by the kids in the garden club at Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club summer camp.
Jul 31, 2015
With water restrictions in place, maintaining robust vegetable and flower gardens can be a challenge especially during the hot, dry month of August.
Jul 06, 2015
While there may not be enough water this year to maintain a full-sized garden, plenty of vegetables and herbs can thrive even with watering restrictions when planted in containers using the right soil.
Jun 30, 2015
In typical years, summer heat means daily watering, but with tough California water restrictions in place homeowners have to find creative ways to make less water go further in their gardens.
Apr 01, 2015
April offers an ideal gardening climate in Southern California. With hot weather ahead, gardening enthusiasts should take advantage of April’s mild temperatures and longer days.
Mar 16, 2015
Second graders from EARTHS Magnet School in Newbury Park made a recent visit to Agromin to learn how green waste is transformed into compost. Agromin is the organics recycler for cities in Ventura County and other California cities.
Mar 09, 2015
The United Nations declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils. Residential gardeners can institute their own healthy soils efforts by enhancing their garden soil now in preparation for the spring planting season.
Feb 26, 2015
March 20 is the first day of spring, but southern California gardeners can start planting their spring garden earlier in the month as warmer weather and longer days take hold.
Nov 19, 2014
With California experiencing its third consecutive year of drought, growers are seeking ways to increase water use efficiency. One way is to introduce mulch into the growing process.