July 15, 2017 FREE Gardening Class: Mediterranean Natives and Drought Tolerant Gardens

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“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.

FREE Gardening Class July 15, 2017, 10:00 am at A Smart Garden in Ventura

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FREE Water Wise Gardening Class July 15, 2017: “Mediterranean Native and Drought Tolerant Gardens,” 10:00 am, at A Smart Garden, 33 S Palm Street in Ventura. 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. RSVP today, Click Here.

June 3 Summerfest: Visit Ventura Water’s Booth!

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Come visit Ventura Water’s booth at SUMMERFEST on Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. at the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) Education Service Center, 255 West Stanley Avenue, Ventura.

The event, a celebration of healthy living featuring hands-on crafts, educational exhibits, sporting events, music, and more is presented by Ventura Education Partnership (VEP) and the VUSD, and is FREE and open to the public.

Visitors to  Ventura Water will be hosting a booth, and other city departments will have vehicles present to check out. Vehicles include a BuildSMART trailer outfitted with a variety of durable material displays, installations, and energy efficient systems, the Police Department’s Bear Cat SWAT vehicle, a fire engine from the Fire Department, and a vactor truck from Ventura Water.  The Environmental Sustainability booth will be given the opportunity to play environmental games and a chance to win some fantastic GREEN prizes! See you there!

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Find out more about SUMMERFEST:

http://www.venturaeducationpartnership.org/Summerfest

Photos from the FREE Aquaponics Gardening Class April 8

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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FREE Aquaponics Gardening Class, Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10-11:30am, Avenue Adult Center

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.

Pure Water Radio PODCAST: The City’s 2017 FREE Green School Programs – Sign your school up for one today!

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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

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LISTEN TO THIS PURE WATER RADIO PODCAST, click here.

Have you entered your school for a Green School or Watershed Hero Award? Do so by March 31!

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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.