It’s Raining! ECLWRF Infiltration Works!

Posted on 15. Jan, 2015 by in G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Design Studio, G3 Educates, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Homeowner, HOWs, Los Angeles/South Bay, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Video, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Wise Landscape, West Basin MWD

Here’s a quick update to the post originally posted on 12/23/09.  The garden has been renovated in November 2014, but the infiltration still is working as designed. From December 2009:  It’s raining pretty steadily today, so we rushed over to the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility’s OFG to see how the permeable paving and […]

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Biggest Ocean Friendly Garden for Midtown Ventura Community Council

Posted on 10. Sep, 2014 by in G3 Blog, School Yard Habitats, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Ventura County, Watershed Friendly Gardens

This last Saturday, September 6th, was the final work day at Loma Vista School on the Coastal California Native Garden. Loma Vista was this year’s school chosen for the Midtown Ventura Community Council Adopt-A-School Program and it was the biggest project done yet. Landscape architect and G3, Green Gardens Group, Associate Brian Brodersen, along with […]

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LA Daily News Boosts Ocean Friendly Gardens

Posted on 16. May, 2014 by in G3 Blog, G3 In The News, G3 Partners, Los Angeles/South Bay, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens

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Did you know that every 12 dry days, approximately 3.8 billion gallons of drinking water runs off the paved surfaces of LA County?  That’s equal to 1″ of rain, or 12 Rose Bowl Stadiums filled with water — It’s A LOT! The LA Daily News highlights Ocean Friendly Gardens and explains how we can change […]

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Hawthorne City Hall Ocean Friendly Garden News

Posted on 02. Mar, 2014 by in G3 Blog, G3 Design Studio, G3 In The News, HOWs, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Video, West Basin MWD

G3 Associate, Tom Rau, is featured in this video clip from KCAL 9 (February 2014) covering the Hands-on Workshop conducted by G3 at the newly completed Ocean Friendly Demonstration Garden at Hawthorne City Hall.  Tom, a CA licensed landscape architect, was the G3 Designer on the project; he and Marianne Simon led the three hour […]

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Oceanside OFG Demonstrated How To Conserve In Drought

Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by in G3 Associates, G3 Blog, G3 In The News, San Diego County, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Watershed Friendly Gardens

Check out G3 Certified Professional, Morgan Vandrak’s Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG) in Oceanside, CA.  It was featured as an example of the kind of landscape that is appropriate in times of drought — Right on! http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/jan/28/environment-water-conservation-super-saver/?st

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