FREE Gardening Class “Creating a Sustainable and Balanced Garden Ecosystem” with Nature By Design’s Lisa Burton, Saturday, September 9, 10:00 am – 11:30 am at the City’s Public Works Maintenance Yard, 336 Sanjon Road. Find out how steps to design a sustainable and balanced garden! RSVP, http://bit.ly/2eZGt0O
City of Ventura residents, does your school have a GREEN School program? City of Ventura offers FREE Educational Programs. Watch this Sustainable Ventura News video!
FREE GARDENING CLASS: Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 — “Permaculture 101,” 10:00 AM, Green Thumb International at 1899 S Victoria Avenue, Find out more and RSVP, CLICK HERE!
“Mediterranean Native and Drought Tolerant Gardens”
10:00 am, July 15 at A Smart Garden: 33 S Palm Street.
Join landscape designer Cari Vega at her new sustainable nursery. Here you will get an introduction to beautiful Mediterranean natives, low-water use plants, along with many simple tricks to transform your garden. Click here to RSVP.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this weekend’s Aquaponics workshop. Always a great time learning from local experts and getting to see the amazing projects going on in our community! For more FREE gardening classes visit http://www.cityofventura.net/waterwisegardeningclasses
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Pledge to Save Water & Win Prizes with the 2017 Mayor’s Challenge, Read more in the Ventura County Star Online, click here.
Keep Ventura #1 in the 2017 Mayor’s Challenge Pledge to Save Water & WIN PRIZES April 1-30, 2017, LISTEN to the PODCAST, CLICK HERE!
FREE City of Ventura AQUAPONICS Gardening Class, Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10 – 11:30 a.m., Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura, Avenue, Ventura. JOIN Agriculture Specialist Jan Kolbusz to learn about this soil-less gardening technique and grow your plants and fish in ONE integrated system. RSVP Today to reserve your seat, click here.
Find out about the City’s FREE Green School Programs, arrange for one at YOUR SCHOOL today. In this Pure Water Radio PODCAST City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Haili Matsukawa provides information on the Green School Programs for 2017. Also visit, cityofventura.net/greenschool
LISTEN TO THIS PURE WATER RADIO PODCAST, click here.
In honor of Earth Day, The City of Ventura recognizes two schools for their outstanding sustainability and water wise efforts. Environment Sustainability Division has partnered with Agromin Premium Soil Products to present Environmental Leadership Award. Ventura Water presents the Watershed Hero Award. To apply for this year’s Green School Awards, please complete the online application or written application by March 31, 2017. Winners will receive $500 and be recognized in front of the City Council! All public and private schools within the Ventura City limits are encouraged to apply. Find out more and ENTER, click here.