Smart Conservation with Smart Controllers

Do you know the difference between a traditional Irrigation Controller vs. a Weather Based Irrigation Controller? There’s a BIG DIFFERENCE. WATCH this “Sustainable Ventura News” segment to find out more! WATCH and also visit: and

Water Wise Incentive 2.0 Program — Save Money & Water with Turf Rebates


Remove Your Turf with Ventura Water’s Water Wise Incentive Program 2.0. It’s simple! Here’s how. WATCH this Sustainable Ventura News Video and find out more at:

Watch Sustainable Ventura News at Ventura County Star online (SEARCH “Sustainable Ventura News at also WATCH on the NEWS and LIFESTYLE pages and in the VC STYLE COLUMN at:

Sustainable Ventura TV News is reported by Maryann Ridini Spencer and airs on Caps-TV VTV’s Channel 15, Thursdays at 8:30pm. It rebroadcasts Monday-Thursday and Saturdays at 9:00am, Sundays at 8:30pm and every other Wednesday at 8:30pm.


FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Saturday, Oct. 10 “Composting & Healthy Soils” at Green Thumb Nursery, 10:00am



Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. –  Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot ~ Healthy soil acts like a sponge, holding onto water and cleaning out pollutions. You can make your own healthy soil by adding homemade compost and mulch. Learn how! Green Thumb Nursery, 1899 Victoria Ave., Ventura.  RSVP, CLICK HERE!

RSVP TODAY, FREE Water Wise Gardens Class, Saturday, March 7


Reserve your seat today for the FREE Water Wise Gardens Class (“Water Wise Gardening and Lawn Alternatives with Lisa Burton), Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 10am to 11:30am at the City of Ventura Public Works Sanjon Maintenance Yard at 336 Sanjon Road, Ventura.waterwise-logo

Rethink the traditional American lawn when you learn about gorgeous turf alternatives and native, climate appropriate plants. In this class, you’ll also find out how to convert your spray irrigation to drip! RSVP:

The classes are presented by the City of Ventura, Ventura Water, Ewing and Green Thumb International/Ventura.  Check out the full schedule, click here.

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Listen to the PODCAST from the FREE Water Wise Class:  Ocean Friendly Gardens

Listen to the FREE PODCAST