This page provides links to resources to help you Go Green in your home gardens, yards, and streets, as well as creating your own drought-tolerant landscaping and lawns. For the new turf rebate program visit bewaterwise.com or click on this link for the press release.
- Artificial Turf
- California friendly lawn & garden examples and plant list
- California friendly lawn & garden videos, guides, nurseries, and other helpful information
- Converting your landscaping and lawns to become more drought- and environmentally friendly. Low water grass varieties are an option.
- Pervious Surfaces
- Drought tolerant Grasses & Plants
- Watering and Irrigation
- BioChar - a soil amendment that saves 50% water use.
- Gardening resources, including composting workshop information
- Composting and Compost Bin Order Form
- Naturally controlling pests inside and outside your home (Integrated Pest Management)
- Rodent control
For additional information on water saving gardens, including irrigation and watering, go to our water saving tips page.
Ventura County Master Gardeners
Each year the Ventura County Master Gardeners offer a series of free gardening workshops to the Goebel Center in Thousand Oaks (1385 East Janss Road). Workshops cover a wide variety of topics and incorporate environmentally friendly gardening practices. Generally, workshops are held on Saturday mornings. Attendance is FREE; however, advance registration is required.
For more information about the Ventura County Master Gardeners, visit the Master Gardener Website at www.ucanr.org/sites/VCMG.
Want to be notified about upcoming seminars, workshops, and gardening news? Click here to sign up for the Ventura County Master Gardener E-Newsletter
Got Gardening Questions? Call the Master Gardener Home Gardening Helpline! Call Tuesday or Thursday, 1-4 pm to reach the Helpline at the University of California Cooperative Extension office in Ventura
(805) 645-1455 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Water Conservation Gardens
Click on the image below to see public water conservation gardens in Thousand Oaks.