Big Bear, CA, March 4, 2014 - With Spring approaching, thoughts are turning to gardening and planting. 2013 was the driest year on record in California and aside from our recent storm, 2014 is shaping up to be another very dry year. Native and drought tolerant plants are definitely a wise choice for your garden. They may cost slightly more up front than other … [Read more...] about Xeriscape Garden Tour Highlights Beautiful Landscapes and Water Conservation
Big Bear Lake, CA, May 12, 2013 - The Big Bear Valley Community Gardens Project is hosting a series of educational workshops every Saturday from May 18 through September. The workshops are FREE and open to the public, held at the Community Gardens on Fox Farm Road behind CVS and across from Kmart. Participants should bring their own chair and something to drink. The schedule … [Read more...] about “Dirt is good for you!”
Big Bear, Ca April 1, 2011 5:00 pm - The ground-breaking for Big Bear’s Community Garden was last September. Gardeners everywhere dream and plan during what seems to be a never-ending winter. Big Bear gardeners are no different. Now that spring seems to have finally arrived, they are excited and hopeful about planting in the China Gardens site for the first year. The … [Read more...] about Time to Plant Big Bear’s Community Garden
Big Bear, Ca February 28, 2011 12:00 pm - What grows in a Big Bear garden? According to the new book about Big Bear Elementary School’s Community Garden, some wonderful things. The book was illustrated and designed by Big Bear High School student and artist Katie Adams. She began creating the watercolors for the book when she was 13, finishing two years later. … [Read more...] about What Grows in a Big Bear Garden?
Big Bear, Ca, September 23, 2010, 2:00pm - The Big Bear Valley Community Gardens Project will have their groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, September 27th, at 3 PM at the “China Gardens” site located on Fox Farm Rd. behind CVS Pharmacy. Interested community members are invited to join the Community Garden Committee, city officials, and county supervisor Neil Derry, as the first … [Read more...] about Community Garden Groundbreaking: Monday September 27th
Big Bear Valley, July 20, 2010, 12:07pm - The Sierra Club hosts the 8th annual Xeriscape Garden Tour this Saturday, July 24th featuring seven homes where the owners have created beautiful landscaped gardens that highlight drought-tolerant and native plants. Unique to the tour this year, one home will be showcased where the homeowner has combined defensible space with xeriscape … [Read more...] about 8th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour is Saturday, July 24th