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Oxnard | Resister Now for Free California Friendly Landscape Training Class

Oxnard | Resister Now for Free California Friendly Landscape Training Class

OXNARD, Calif.- To help Oxnard make water conservation a way of life, the City is offering classes to teach residents how to transform lawns into beautiful, water-efficient gardens. All residential water customers are invited to register for one of the following classes to be held at the Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center: Saturday, January […]

Master Gardeners | Fire and Flood Landscape Workshop

Master Gardeners | Fire and Flood Landscape Workshop

First there was the Thomas fire. Then there was the flood. Ventura County landscape has taken a beating lately. Now what? You are invited to attend a free Fire-Safe Landscaping and Erosion Control Workshop. When: Wednesday, May 30 Time: 6 pm to 8:30 pm Where: Montecito Covenant Church, 671 Cold Springs Road, Montecito What will […]

Limoneira Can’t Make it Work

Limoneira Can’t Make it Work

In a stunning admission at the August 25, 2015 Santa Paula Planning Commission, Mike Penrod of The Parkstone Companies who has been working with the East Area I project in Santa Paula for a decade, told the commission that the current specifications in the approved Development Agreement for East Area 1 produce less than 1000 […]

Santa Paula City Council Hears America in Bloom Report

Santa Paula City Council Hears America in Bloom Report

By Sheryl Hamlin This is the third in a three part series about the March 2, sickness 2015 Santa Paula City Council Meeting. Diane and Dudley Davis, order owners of Do Right Nursery, founded the local chapter of America in Bloom in 2010. What is America in Bloom? According to the national website, America in […]

Along the wind swept hills: A pictorial of Rancho Sierra Vista in Newbury Park

Along the wind swept hills: A pictorial of Rancho Sierra Vista in Newbury Park

We have had the pleasure of featuring the work of award winning photojournalist, Dana Rene who is based in Washington D.C.  Well as the old saying goes, the apple really never falls far from the tree.  William Hicks told us about Dana’s first camera, a Single Lens Reflex. He gave it to her when she […]

Moorpark City Council voted to approve funding replanting of the Tierra Rejada Road landscaping

Moorpark City Council voted to approve funding replanting of the Tierra Rejada Road landscaping

By Debra Tash At their February 4th meeting, the Moorpark City Council considered funding landscape replanting along what has become their suburban calling card, Tierra Rejada Road.  The irrigation system no longer meets state standards and after a brutal drought, and fungus weakening the large sequoias, the Council began looking at changing out the plantings […]

Landscaping Permit Fees Waived by Camarillo Council

Landscaping Permit Fees Waived by Camarillo Council

The Camarillo City Council met on August 27, hospital 2014.  Water conservation was discussed with respect to landscaping.  In order to encourage compliance with a city ordinance requiring a landscaping permit, homeowners and businesses are exempt from fees normally assessed by the city.   A Resolution was passed unanimously waiving certain permit fees for conversion of […]