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3/18/11

Ocean Friendly Garden Workshop (South Bay Environmental Services Center event)

When: Saturday, May 14, 2011 10:00a-1:00p
Where: Redondo Beach Library
303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA
Cost: Free
Come to a fun and FREE Ocean Friendly Garden Workshop presented by (G3) The Green Gardens Group, Surfrider Foundation, West Basin Municipal Water District, and the South Bay Environmental Services Center. You will learn to reduce water usage, lower your costs for watering your landscape and reduce dry-weather run-off to our oceans. The workshop will cover: How to develop an aesthetically pleasing and water conserving "Ocean Friendly Garden" using native and other drought tolerant plants Water efficient irrigation systems and devices (such as "smart" sprinkler controllers, low volume emitters and drip irrigation) Permeable "hardscape" materials and on-site water retention techniques to reduce dry-weather run-off pollution to the ocean. To register visit http://www.sbesc.com/event-registration

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