Monthly Archives: March 2012

Weekend Happenings

Happy Friday, a relatively quiet weekend ahead compared to last week’s flurry of events.  Rain should hold off for us so two events I’d like to highlight. On Saturday the California Native Plant Society has organized a wildflower walk led … Continue reading

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Wednesday in My Garden

Sorry to be diving back into the garden so soon but the trails are still pretty blah.  Hopefully the late rains might spur a late flush of spring wildflowers.  I’ve also been sort of lazy and have been visiting the … Continue reading

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What a Long Strange Trip

Welcome to the third installment of interviews with the key players of the local green scene.  The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy has been a pioneer in the last two decades in its mission to preserve, enhance and restore local habitats.  … Continue reading

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Take Flight

The events calendar for this weekend is downright intimidating.  The expected flogging from mother nature should hold off until Sunday so no excuses!  There is something for everyone whether you want to clean up a trail, remove some nasty non-native … Continue reading

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Family Affair – Minty fresh!

Yes I know, yet another 70’s song reference, what can I say, Sly and the Family Stone put out some funky grooves with catchy titles.  This will be another semi-regular feature whereby I hope to guide you through the arcane … Continue reading

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After the Storm

Well that was fairly interesting no?  Who doesn’t love doesn’t love a little graupel with their corned beef and cabbage.  I was far too busy with college basketball, laundry and crossword puzzles to hit the trails so Elisa took one … Continue reading

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Everyday Flora

Looks like this weekend’s events are going to be washed out, so I thought it would be a good time to bust out some Sly & the Family Stone. Welcome to a new column honoring the average Joes, the salt … Continue reading

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