We have free tickets for the Contra Costa Home & Garden Show set for Oct. 27-29 at the Concord Pavilion. Just print the PDF below, and you get in for for free. Please visit our booth where we'll be emphasizing our rebates and the Lawn to Garden Program. Print these tickets...
The California Native Plant Database is one of the best sources we've ever seen for finding all kinds of native plants that will thrive in your yard. More than 2,000 plants are cataloged. Take a look, and grow the plants that belong where you live. Additional Info...
November 1Sustainable Enterprise Conference The Sustainable Enterprise Conference is a day-long learning and networking conference dedicated to helping Contra Costa businesses, academic, government and non-profit organizations transition to economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Speakers and panelists will address critical issues, showcase successful business models and present opportunities for creating a vibrant and truly sustainable economyRead on...
November 5Rainwater Collection Workshop Be prepared for another drought and any water shut off emergencies! Learn how to capture the rain that falls on your roof for use in irrigating your landscape, seedling starts, mushroom cultivation, and emergency water storage. In this workshop, you'll learn about many types of rain collection, from 55 gallon barrels to 5,000 gallon storage tanks. In the hands-on section, students will participate in the construction of a home rain barrel system. Presented by Sustainable Contra Costa and co-spon...Read on...