Getting Rid Of The Fungus Gnats Among Us

Posted on Jul 30, 2015
Getting Rid Of The Fungus Gnats Among Us

While attending the Wellbeing @ Work event last week at BKM, interior designer Jean Young shared with me that she is one of my regular blog post readers and enjoys both our blog and newsletter. Thank you! She told me about a real problem with her interior plants and asked me to write about it. […]

California’s Trees Are Worth Saving

Posted on Jul 22, 2015
California’s Trees Are Worth Saving

Have you noticed changes in the landscaping along San Diego’s freeways? Caltrans has cut a lot of trees down, replacing them with low profile, low water use landscaping. I bet Caltrans is doing this in other areas of California as well. Caltrans isn’t alone. KPBS Radio reported 100 trees have been removed from the Torrey […]

Ripping Out Your Lawn? Consider Foodscaping

Posted on Jul 18, 2015
Ripping Out Your Lawn? Consider Foodscaping

Homeowners in drought-stricken California have gotten serious about making changes in their water consumption. They are ripping out their water-guzzling lawns in record numbers. What they don’t always do is give a lot of thought about what will replace that lawn. So we end up seeing a lot of mulch and rocks as a quick […]

What Have You Done For Me Lately?

Posted on Jul 9, 2015
What Have You Done For Me Lately?

Some days the news is a little hard to take, full of reports about shootings, natural disasters, and drought. I thought I would write about it, but then I realized the topic seemed familiar. Check out this blog post I wrote two years ago this month. Not much has changed, has it? The location of […]

Honoring Our Founding Environmentalists On July 4

Posted on Jul 2, 2015
Honoring Our Founding Environmentalists On July 4

Happy Independence Day from General Washington from Mount Vernon on Vimeo. I recently made a trip to Washington D.C. There is so much to do and see around our nation’s capital. No matter how many times I visit, there is always a new place for me to check out. But there is one place I […]