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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This G3 Diggy Went To Ventura Farmers Market

Posted on 31. Oct, 2012 by in City of Ventura, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Partners, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Ventura County, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Wise Landscape

A diverse group of Venturans representing several organizations (including: Leadership Ventura, Downtown Ventura, Ventura Water, Public Works Dept., Parks & Recreation Dept., Environmental Sustainability Division, Ventura Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Gardens Committee), were led by G3′s Kate Riley in a day-long retrofit of the Farmers’ Market Parking Lot at the corner of Palm & Santa Clara.  This […]

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Ventura Cuts Red Tape To Curb Stormwater Pollution

Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by in City of Ventura, Curb Your Pollution, G3 Associates, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Partners, Neighborhood Curb Cuts, Rain Capture, Rain Gardens, Resources, Standard Plans, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Ventura County, Water Quality, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Notes

Jill Sarick from the City of Ventura Public Works and Water Depts. helped Dan Long slice through City red tape to cut his curb and allow stormwater from the street to run through a new mulched and vegetated swale in his parkway. G3 Associates, Tom Rau and Kate Riley, worked with Jill and G3′s Pamela […]

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