Nominations now open for Outstanding Landscape Awards

Nominations now open for Outstanding Landscape Awards

FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook Beautification Alliance (FBA) is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the Fallbrook 2016 Outstanding Landscape Awards. The program, established in 2008, is designed to recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations that contribute to community pride through excellence in landscaping, beautification, and continued property maintenance. The FBA […]

Supervisors approve housing vouchers for homeless veterans

The county’s Housing Authority approved the use of $400,000 from its Moderate Rehabilitation Program and Mainstream Program administrative fee reserve revenue for incentive programs intended to encourage landlords to provide rental housing for homeless veterans. The board of the San Diego County Housing Authority consists of the five members of the San Diego County Board […]

Garden Club Flower Show is April 30

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Garden Club Flower Show, “A SOoo California Garden,” will be held Saturday, April 30, at Christ the King Lutheran Church (1620 S. Stage Coach Lane). The show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and there is no admission charge. In addition to the display of […]

Steps to expand and beautify your succulent garden

Steps to expand and beautify your succulent garden

Succulent gardening is a water wise, easy to maintain and an on trend method of gardening. Color variations range from variegated – or multicolored – to shades of green, blue, red, reddish-purple, yellow and even pink. Their leaves can be smooth, fuzzy, needle-shaped or drop-like berries. With an almost endless array of colors and textures […]

Recent rains did not dampen fire risk

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – If residents thought the El Niño rains this season lowered the region’s wildfire risk, they’re going to be disappointed. Unfortunately, the rains may have done the opposite: increased the fire hazards. Enough rain has fallen to sprout thicker-than-usual wild grasses and weeds in open spaces, the backcountry and likely residents’ backyards. […]

Learn about aviary birds May 7

VISTA – The North County Aviculturists, pet bird owners and breeders, will hold a meeting on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Vista Masonic Lodge, 761 Eucalyptus, Vista. Guest speaker will be Omar Gonzalez on the topic, “The Status of Aviary Birds.” Refreshments. Free admission. For more information, visit www.ncabirdclub.com.

How smart is your irrigation?

Introducing the new NxEco Autonomous Smart Irrigation Controller Gerald Star, President Fallbrook Irrigation Special to the Village News Just about every day I hear about some new smart device, and if you search smart for irrigation controllers on the Web, be prepared to be bombarded by seemingly hundreds of smart controllers. I’ve installed smart irrigation systems […]

County seeks public’s help to create County Climate Action Plan

County seeks public’s help to create County Climate Action Plan

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – The County’s Department of Planning & Development Services released its blueprint last week to enlist the public’s help to create a County Climate Action Plan that would cut greenhouse gas emissions. The outreach plan includes working with environmental conservation groups, business organizations and interested members of the public, inviting people to […]

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