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Rain barrels or rain catchment systems – why should you have one and what are they anyway? This site has a great explanation: http://www.shorelandmanagement.org/quick/easypdf/rain_barrel_const.pdf check it out.
What is an OLLA? An OLLA is an unglazed clay pot fired at a low temperature. This allows the pot to remain porous. The OLLA is buried in the ground with neck exposed and periodically filled with water. The water … Continue reading
Episode 119: Waterwise Gardening
How to Build a Rain Garden By Kathy LaLiberte There’s a new sort of garden in town. They’re easy to install, look good year-round, require almost no maintenance and have a positive impact on the environment. No wonder rain gardens … Continue reading
See what Long Beach has created to encourage water conserving landscaping: www.surfrider.org/programs/entry/ocean-friendly-gardens Great ideas, achieving great things!
If you are into garden tours as much as I am, then you might be interested in some of the other garden tours that are available to the public besides the South Bay Water-Wise Garden Tour I am organizing right … Continue reading
We are constantly adding new gardens to our South Bay Water Wise Garden Tour and we are very happy to announce that our family of garden hosts is steadily growing. To get a little preview of the gardens that will … Continue reading