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Why should you have a rain barrel?

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.

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Ollas – an interesting way to water

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

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Growing a Greener World

Episode 119: Waterwise Gardening

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Rain Gardens

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

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More Garden Tours in Southern California

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

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