Effective Erosion Control: Straw Wattle

Effective Erosion Control: Straw Wattle

Straw wattles (aka fiber rolls) are fiber filled mesh tubes used to interrupt and slow water descending a slope through sheet flow and/or minor rill/gully formations. Used extensively in transportation and construction as best management practice (BMP), straw wattles...

San Diego County APN Lookup

San Diego County APN Lookup

With its beautiful weather, the San Diego area is ripe for beautiful drought tolerant landscape designs. Characteristics of Drought Tolerant Plants San Diego County's biome is California Chaparral. From mini-mountainous peaks and down eleven west-ward draining...

Ocean Friendly Gardens, Farms & Landscapes

Ocean Friendly Gardens, Farms & Landscapes

How can ocean friendly gardens improve local San Diego fisheries? Easy! They can control sediment and pollution runoff by allowing it to stay in place to be absorbed by the landscape or filtered by soil biological activity.