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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Apr. 24, 2015, 9:28 am
Brock on Your Block host Phil Brock talks to Santa Monica Urban Gardener Greg Fuller.
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.
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.
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.
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.