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Worms Are Your Friend: Smart Gardening

News, Santa Monica, Gardening

Worms Are Your Friend: Smart Gardening

Posted Aug. 26, 2016, 9:45 pm

By Sam Skopp As part of an L.A. County-sponsored initiative to teach sustainable gardening practices, L.A.’s Smart Gardening Program hosted an advanced composting and vermicomposting workshop in Virginia Avenue Park this past Saturday.

News, Santa Monica, Gardening, Fairy Garden

Gardening with an Enchanted Twist

Posted Aug. 26, 2016, 9:30 pm

While the stress-relieving capabilities and health benefits of gardening are well known, a twist on this timeless hobby offers a way to add charm and a whimsical feel to your home and garden. Creating an enchanted fairy garden can boost imagination and offer a family-friendly way to hone your green thumb.

Lawn Be Gone!

News, Gardening

Going Drought-Resistant Green (VIDEO)

Posted Jun. 22, 2016, 3:05 pm

This past Saturday, Selva International and the Surfrider Foundation hosted a workshop, teaching participants how to create a drought-resistant lawn.

Compost Giveaway by City this Saturday

News, Santa Monica, Gardening, City, Things To Do

Compost Giveaway by City Today

Posted Apr. 9, 2016, 6:00 am

Compost made from the City’s green organics cart program will be given to Santa Monica residents for free this morning.

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks to Santa Monica Urban Gardener Greg Fuller.

News, Santa Monica, Gardening, Brock On Your Block

Brock On Your Block: Phil Brock With Urban Gardener Greg Fuller

Posted Apr. 24, 2015, 9:28 am

Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks to Santa Monica Urban Gardener Greg Fuller.

Take part in California Friendly® Landscape Training this Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 am to 1 pm.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Gardening

What's Hot: California Friendly Landscape Training Saturday In Santa Monica

Posted Sep. 13, 2013, 9:07 am

Santa Monica landscapes are more California Friendly® than ever before. In just nine months, more than 130 homes have had sustainable garden make-overs saving more than 850,000 gallons of water.

The program is offered by the UC based-educational institution where all teachers are volunteers and class fees cover costs not teachers.

Environment, Seven Days, Gardening

Low-Cost Local “Victory Gardens” Classes Taught By Master Gardeners

Posted Aug. 22, 2013, 8:34 am

With the recent release of a report on urban agriculture in Los Angeles, Cultivate L.A., it’s become clear that interest in locally grown, organically raised produce has never been higher.

Health, Santa Monica, Columnist, Gardening

Enjoy Fresh Outdoors Air For Better Brain Health

Posted Apr. 14, 2013, 8:56 am

Gardening has long been known as a great way to get outdoors and enjoy fresh air and sunshine. And gardening has hidden benefits that can boost your overall health including better brain health.

The low-cost four-week 'Grow LA Victory Gardens' series taught by certified LA County Master Gardeners will be held at Santa Monica High School starting Sept. 29.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, Gardening

Learn How To Start A Garden At Santa Monica High School Workshops

Posted Sep. 20, 2012, 1:33 am

Santa Monica resident Lucia Burke and Mar Vista resident Julie Strnad [sic] will offer gardening classes at Santa Monica High School on four consecutive Saturdays starting Sept. 29.

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Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm

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Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm

The Venice Garden and Home Tour returns on May 5.  The residence above was designed by Marmol Radziner and the garden was designed by Marmol Radziner’s landscape architects.

Venice, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Home, Gardening, Architecture

Venice Garden & Home Tour Returns May 5

Posted Apr. 26, 2012, 4:58 am

The much anticipated Venice Garden & Home Tour returns on the first Saturday of next month with 30 gardens and homes to be showcased as part of...

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