San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program now has website

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program, a grant-funded partnership created by the San Diego County Water Authority, the City of San Diego, the County of San Diego, the Surfrider Foundation, the California American Water Company and the Association of Compost Producers, now has a website to help the region’s residents easily find […]

Help national forests, join the Arbor Day Foundation in July

Help national forests, join the Arbor Day Foundation in July

LINCOLN – Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month. Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will honor each new member who joins in July by planting 10 trees in forests that […]

Mosquitofish, the mosquito’s worst nightmare

Mosquitofish, the mosquito’s worst nightmare

Gig Conaughton County of San Diego Communications Office They just might be a mosquito’s worst nightmare, which means they could also be a dream come true for lots of San Diego County residents. Gambusia affinis. They’re more commonly known as mosquitofish. They’re tiny. They’re ravenous. They can gobble up mosquito larvae as fast as mosquitoes […]

Bird club to learn about button quail

VISTA – The bird club, North County Aviculturists, will meet Saturday, July 30 at 7 p.m. The program will be “All About Button Quail from Egg to Adult”. The speakers are Demi Hungerford and Rosanne Berg. The group of pet bird owners and breeders meet at the Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus, Vista. Admission is […]

Easy home upgrades add style, function to interior, exterior spaces

Easy home upgrades add style, function to interior, exterior spaces

FALLBROOK – Whether you recently purchased a new house and are looking for ways to add your own style and personal touches or are looking to upgrade your longstanding home, it’s essential to add style and function when completing any home improvement project. From adding light and ventilation to updating your home’s safety, closets, facade […]

Fallbrook FFA plant project given first-place award

Fallbrook FFA plant project given first-place award

  Fallbrook High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter was awarded a first-place ribbon for its plant project in the youth landscape exhibit at the San Diego County Fair. “The kids were happy and they had a lot of fun putting it in,” said Fallbrook High School agriculture teacher Scott Duffin, who is in […]

Garden club tackles senior center re-landscaping project

Garden club tackles senior center re-landscaping project

FALLBROOK – Last fall Phyllis Sweeney, special projects manager of the Fallbrook Senior Center, asked the Fallbrook Garden Club for assistance in re-landscaping the front entrance by replacing the grass with drought tolerant plants. There were many challenges to consider before new plantings and mulch could be installed. These included developing a design, removing diseased trees, […]

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