Bite Back Against Mosquitoes This Summer

Posted on May 28, 2015
Bite Back Against Mosquitoes This Summer

The recent rainstorms in San Diego County won’t end our drought, but I have enjoyed them anyway, it’s been a nice change after so many dry days. Mosquitoes love a little spring rain too. Mosquitoes are opportunists and they need standing water to breed. Mosquitoes go from eggs to adulthood in water. Your yard could […]

Green Roofs and the Drought: Invest Now, Save Later

Posted on May 21, 2015
Green Roofs and the Drought: Invest Now, Save Later

Part three of a three part series We love green roofs and everything they stand for at Good Earth Plant Company and GreenScaped Buildings. Green roofs are the only feature of a building that actually improves with age, and results in extended life expectancy of a roof. Based on 65-plus years of experience with green […]

Living Walls: A Beautiful Low-Water Use Landscaping Option

Posted on May 14, 2015
Living Walls: A Beautiful Low-Water Use Landscaping Option

Part two of a three part series Southern Californians are finally breaking their addition to lush green lawns. In the midst of a drought, the days of spraying drinking water on a lawn day after day to keep it looking good are over. Admit it, aren’t you glad at the thought of tossing your lawn […]

Getting Waterwise in San Diego, Inside and Out

Posted on May 7, 2015
Getting Waterwise in San Diego, Inside and Out

Part one of a three part series California’s drought and the need to conserve water in every way possible is a concern for everyone. Outdoor gardeners have been asked to do their part for a long time, and they are helping by getting rid of their thirsty lawns and other plants that require more water […]