G3 Drought Tolerant Garden Handbook

Posted on 02. Jan, 2013 by in Bevilacqua-Knight Inc., Communication, G3 Blog, G3 Consutling Node, G3 In The News, G3 Media, Los Angeles/South Bay, Plants, Resources, Watershed Wise Landscape

G3 was engaged by Los Angeles County to create a sustainable landscape guidebook called the LA County Drought Tolerant Garden Handbook: DTH FINAL 102912sm.  Check out the handbook to learn more about: Low water designs for front, back and side yards Drought tolerant plant palettes for all landscape conditions HOW TO guidelines for removing turf without […]

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The Invasive California Garden Must Be Stopped

Posted on 05. Aug, 2012 by in Build Habitat, Environment 911, G3 Blog, Nature Lessons, Plants, Resources, Watershed Notes

You know it when you see it, and you’ve tried to justify it’s “beauty” because your clients ask for it and the nurseries continue to carry it. It’s ugly because it is a piece of the destructive puzzle that is the OLD NORM of California gardening. There will be a day when designers (including landscape […]

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Plant List For City of Pasadena’s First Public Sponge Garden

Posted on 03. May, 2012 by in City of Pasadena, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Design Studio, G3 Partners, Los Angeles/South Bay, Pasadena Sponge Garden, Plants, Rain Gardens, Resources, Watershed Notes

It all started in August 2011, when the Pasadena Planning Dept.’s Cultural Arts Division teamed up with Pasadena Power & Water and the Public Works Dept. to consider building a garden through community participation. Nancy Long from Power & Water called G3 to meet a site that was going to host a public art installation, […]

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Alameda Gets A Smart Landscape Without Stupa Tenuissima

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by in Build Habitat, Environment 911, G3 Blog, G3 Community, Nature Lessons, Plants, Resources, San Francisco Bay Area, Watershed Notes

What a joy to see that, after two years of visiting Alameda (near Oakland, CA), Cagwin & Dorward has finally gotten the green light to make the parkways truly Bay Friendly by removing the Nassella tenuissima, or as we call it, STUPA.  The next question is, “Where is that toxic weed going to be dumped?” […]

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The Truth About Herbicides: Soil Party Killer!

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by in Compost Tea, Environment 911, G3 Blog, Living Soil, Nature Lessons, Plants, Resources, Watershed Notes

Data on various herbicides’ ill effects on soil and plants keeps trickling in.  G3 promotes the use of sheet mulching or hand removal for taking out your turf — It’s not hard to do!.  Check out our EVENTS CALENDAR to find upcoming Hands on Workshops (HOWs) to learn how to remove your front yard without herbicides […]

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