Tag: garden

Help the Community Gardens Win $10,000

Big Bear, Ca, January 18, 2012, 12:00pm – The Big Bear Lake Department of Water & Power along with Robbie Bos and the Community Gardens project are teaming up to make the China Gardens and Drought Tolerant Demonstration garden a reality here in the Big Bear Valley.  Currently the DWP has entered the Community Gardens Project into a contest that could provide the project with $10,000.  The gardens on Fox Farm Rd will include a fruit tree orchard as well as nearly 40 community plots where individuals and families can plant, maintain and grow the gardens of their choice. It also includes a plot where vegetables will be grown and distributed to social support organizations such as churches and food banks. The gardens will also feature a green house for germination and winter crops, a three stage composting system, water storage tank, ADA raised beds, and a community education area. To help the garden project receive $10,000 you can vote everyday through March 15th. Go to www.iuowawards.com and search for China Garden. Click to vote and you’re...

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9th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour

Sponsored by the Sierra Club Big Bear Group. Start the self guided tour at Eminger’s Mountain Nursery at 41223 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake.  Information will be available about composting, tree care, and artificial turf at the start of the tour.  Pick up your map and visit 8 homes where gardening, native plant, xeriscape, and firewise experts will explain how to transform your landscape.  Complete your tour by 4:00 pm.  Free.  For additional information, contact Christie Walker at (909)...

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