Are you in love with our Southern California landscapes, beaches and ocean? Of course you do—it’s one of the best things about living here. And you can enjoy and protect both the land and the sea by planting of an ocean-friendly garden.
What exactly is an ocean-friendly garden? It’s a garden in which non-pollutant products are used to fertilize and plant your flowers, vegetables, herbs, etc. In California alone it is estimated that 44 percent of stream miles, 64 percent of lake acres, and 30 percent of bay and estuarine square miles are not clean enough to support human use as a result of the pollution that they contain due to our yards. You also may not know that the Pacific Ocean is termed the “World’s Largest Landfill” because there is so much garbage and contamination. Continue Reading →