02 Apr '11, 8pm

Eco-Friendly, Native California Landscaping

Eco-Friendly, Native California Landscaping

I had a friend ask about re-landscaping her yard with native and drought-tolerant plants, and while I feel like I steered her in the right direction, I also felt like I didn’t know as many options off the top of my head as I wanted to. I know that lavender and sage are popular and need very little water, but I don’t think they’re native; and I know there are lots of pretty, hearty grasses on the market, but have no idea what their names are; and I think artichokes are utterly fabulous plants (and I like to eat them too), but I don’t know how much water they need; so I decided to do some research and come up with some good options for eco-friendly landscaping here in Northern California.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/eco-friendly-native-cali...

Tweets

Forest-Friendly Furniture | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Forest-Friendly Furniture | Care2 Healthy & Gre...

care2.com 03 Apr '11, 4pm

If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear it? Woodworkers with a passion for solid hardwood are rescuing and reclaim...

Slow Money and Urban Gorilla Gardening | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Slow Money and Urban Gorilla Gardening | Care2 ...

care2.com 03 Apr '11, 12am

Host, Green Diva Meg (aka low-stress, green lifestyle doyen, Megan McWilliams), her sidekick Green Dude Scott (aka Scotty ...

Your Garden Can Fight Hunger | Care2 Healthy & Green Living:

Your Garden Can Fight Hunger | Care2 Healthy & ...

care2.com 04 Apr '11, 6pm

April is National Garden Month . Not surprisingly, it coincides with the busy days of spring planting and summer garden pl...

Sharpen Your Intellect With Greater Concentration

Sharpen Your Intellect With Greater Concentration

care2.com 02 Apr '11, 8pm

“Your own mind is the cause of happiness, your own mind is the cause of suffering. To obtain happiness and pacify sufferin...

Searching for Eco Garden Art and Inspiration – ...

craftingagreenworld.com 02 Apr '11, 9pm

Crafting a Green World's authors are supported by a revenue-sharing agreement with the company that operates Crafting a Gr...

Green buildings inspire eco-friendly shoes

Green buildings inspire eco-friendly shoes

mnn.com 09 Apr '11, 12am

Whatever your opinion about the chunky, blocky heels, if you try these El Naturalista heels on, you’ll have to admit one t...

25 Wasteful Things You Can Live Without

25 Wasteful Things You Can Live Without

care2.com 04 Apr '11, 12am

These are all wonderful changes we should make. I think we do everything but the napkinpapertowls... we do have teatowels ...

California goes balls to the wall on renewables

grist.org 01 Apr '11, 12am

As of 2020, California will be getting fully one third of its energy from renewable sources. So says a bill passed yesterd...

Feng Shui and Pets: If you are a pet lover and also want to have a beautiful home that you enjoy being in, this

Feng Shui and Pets: If you are a pet lover and ...

care2.com 03 Apr '11, 12am

If you are going to use your same furniture, find washable throws in solid colors that match your furniture. Costco has gr...

Green Sometimes we get caught

Green Sometimes we get caught

care2.com 03 Apr '11, 12am

Sometimes we get caught up in the routine of eating the same foods over and over again. Often times it’s not that healthfu...

California Utilities Nearly Hit Renewable Targets: The big three California utilities did not hit the goal of

California Utilities Nearly Hit Renewable Targe...

greentechmedia.com 05 Apr '11, 12am

The big three California utilities did not hit the goal of getting 20 percent of their power from new renewables, but they...