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California Friendly® Plants

Choosing Water-Wise California Friendly Plants We have made it easy for you to determine which plants are Water-Wise California Friendly....

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Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plants of Upper Newport Bay

Most everyone reading this already knows of the incredible botanical treasure that Upper Newport Bay is. Orange County, an area...

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Roger's Gardens
Water-Wise Project

Fifteen years ago, Roger’s Gardens was surrounded by lush lawns, lots of them. Times change and so do landscapes. In...

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Wildlife Gardening

A Garden for the Wild ThingsBy Ron Vanderhoff - Nursery Manager Try to imagine a garden where the only thing...

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Water-Wise Gardening Tips

  Turn off your manual irrigation timer during the winter months From about November through April our local weather patterns...

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How To Conserve Landscape Water Right Now

Roger’s Gardens Vision: We believe in beautiful environments that sustain the planet and its people. 1. Reduce or stop watering...

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Water-Wise Plants for Southern California Gardens

Sustaining Nature and Gardens with Less Water Listed below are just a few of the hundreds of Water-Wise plants for...

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Orange County's Water Recycling Program

Provided by Carl Smith of Governing Website The state is already home to the largest potable water reuse programs in...

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Proper Lawn Removal

Provided by Ron Vanderhoff, General Manager of Roger's Gardens The lawn that just won’t die! Surprisingly perhaps, that’s exactly the...

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Artificial Lawns: Environmental & Societal Considerations

Provided by The King's Research Portal of King's College London Introduction Lawns are common throughout cities in the Global North,...

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Overabundance of Lawns & The Environmental Issues They Cause

Provided by Annie Sneed of Scientific American Cruise through many neighborhoods or parks around the world, and you will find...

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Lawn Maintenance & Climate Change

Provided by Jiahn Son of Princeton University Introduction In America, over 40 million acres of land are covered by lawn,...

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Perspective on the California Drought & Landscape Water Use

Report Provided by Mr. Donald R. Hodel & Mr. Dennis R. Pittenger of the University of California Cooperative Extension -...

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Earth Day
Conservation & What it Means for Nature

There are many ways to help our planet and sometimes it's the small gestures that not only help Mother Earth,...

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Celebrating Monarch Butterflies and Support Monarch Conservation

Learn about the plight of the monarchs and the best way to help these butterflies. Planting and growing native milkweed...

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Everything You Need to Know About Worm Composting

All The Facts You Need to Know About Worm Composting Recycling your food scraps is no longer a niche preference...

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Water Conservation Techniques

Keep Earth Happy: How to Conserve Water in Your Orange County Garden We see gardening as an exciting challenge where...

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The Buzz On Bees • How Pollinators Help Our Gardens

How Are Bees Important to the Environment? We receive a lot of inquiries about how bees are vital to the...

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Milkweeds and Monarchs
A Little Good News

Authors: Ron Vanderhoff, Mike Evans and Bob Allen Monarch butterflies are on the rebound in California. Early counts show a...

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Milkweed & Monarchs: How You Made a Difference

  From Our Friends at Tree of Life Nursery Author: Mike Evans “Do enough before it’s too late,” I once...

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