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 Media, G3 Partners, Los Angeles/South Bay, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens

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, G3 Media, 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, G3 Media, 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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Ventura Curb Cuts In Action

Posted on 02. Dec, 2012 by in City of Ventura, Curb Your Pollution, G3 Associates, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Design, Neighborhood Curb Cuts, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Ventura County, Water Quality, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Notes

Cutting curbs in regular neighborhoods is all well and good in theory, but the day of judgement comes when it finally rains!  If everyone on this street cut their curbs and allowed dry weather runoff and stormwater into their parkway to water trees and other native plants, that dirty water would never reach the ocean.  […]

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