Edible San Diego features straw bale construction and passive rainwater harvesting solutions.
All soil loves a layer of mulch, and most plants appreciate it, too. Here are five reasons why mulch is excellent for your landscape!
San Diego’s favorable growing environment supports a variety of semi-tropical fruit trees. Here are seven that you may consider adding to your backyard (or front yard) orchard.
Transitioning from a water thirsty lawn to one that requires less water is ideal in our low-water region of Southern California. These 5 options for drought tolerant lawn alternatives should help inspire you in your next landscape update!
Raising backyard chickens is enjoyable and rewarding. Here are our 8 benefits for raising your own flock!
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...
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...
Fish scale straw mulch is a low-tech, low cost erosion control solution that you can implement on your property. Learn how!
Soil erosion is rarely considered until it is all but gone. Learning to read a landscape for clues to soil loss and applying preventative and corrective treatments is key to keeping soil onsite.
Sure, you can buy compost from a store or your local materials yard, but do you know what actually went into that pile? Be sure, have fun, get some exercise and build your own thermal compost pile for your garden or farm.