Fall is Here! Time to Rejuvenate Your Lawn

It’s officially fall and that means cooler weather and shorter days—the perfect combination for getting your lawn in shape—especially after a particularly hot, dry summer. Start by adding grass seed to bare spots. Then, add a thin layer (1/4″) of topper mix to your lawn and water thoroughly. Topper mix is used by professional landscapers

Downtown Oxnard Planters Looking Good

  Planters along downtown Oxnard streets are putting on their best show for spring. These succulents are about at their peak. They receive care throughout the year but in March, they got an extra shot of potting soil from Agromin. Twenty-five bags of our potting mix were added to boost nutrients that were depleted over

First Full Month of Spring Offers A Multitude of Garden Options

The wet weather in March has turned everything green–a good motivator to plant an ambitious garden this spring. Prepare Your Garden Before Planting For most, the gardening bug only hits in spring. That means gardens have been given minimal attention during fall and winter. Get your garden ready for spring planting by first removing weeds

Preschoolers Get A Hands-On Nature Lesson

The Child Development Center (CDC) at Oxnard College has a brand new butterfly/hummingbird garden–with the help of members of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the college’s maintenance and operations department. The CDC had five small landscaped areas–four containing only turf. They were the perfect location make the switch to native plants so preschoolers

Earths Magnet School Visits Agromin

  About 80 second graders from Earths Magnet School in Newbury Park recently visited Agromin’s Oxnard composting facility. Each year, the school’s second grade classes come to Agromin to learn how green waste turns into compost and watch how it is then bagged for sale. Agromin’s Dave Green shows the kids how to monitor the

Gardeners Rejoice! Spring is Right Around the Corner

Although the winter has been mild this year, there’s nothing like spring (which officially begins March 20), to kick off the planting season, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities. Keep Weeds in Check: Just about everything grows in spring–including weeds. You

CLU Students Practice Regenerative Farming Agromin

  Students from Cal Lutheran University’s Sustainable Edible Education (SEEd) program have been busy getting an early start on their spring garden. The students are adding a custom amendment blend of organics, sand and biochar that was specifically designed by Agromin to enrich the garden soil with the nutrients it needs. SEEd students are practicing

Ventura Botanical Gardens Already on the Rebound After Thomas Fire

Much of the Ventura Botanical Gardens located above City Hall was burned during the Thomas Fire. The recent downpour that unfortunately caused so much damage in Montecito, was enough to generate new growth in the garden’s soil. Signs of life are already starting to appear. The garden’s hills are terraced so they held up well

Plan For Spring Gardens in February

  Spring and the busy planting season are still a ways away, but mild weather in February could mean gardeners can start their outdoor activities early. Plant Tomatoes: Tomatoes can grow nicely in winter. Check with your nursery for tomatoes that are best for your microclimate. Prepare the soil by first completely removing older tomato

KEYT-TV – Signs of life after Thomas Fire

Ventura Botanical Gardens experiencing bloom By: KEYT-TV Newsroom Staff Posted: Jan 31, 2018   It might appear charred and lifeless at the Ventura Botanical Gardens following the Thomas Fire that ravaged the area, but it’s not all bad news. The flames actually helped create healthier soil and plants are starting to show signs of existence

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