Free composting workshop to be held Oct. 21

FALLBROOK – Solana Center for Environmental Innovation will present a free backyard composting and introduction to vermicomposting 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 21, at Grangetto’s Farm and Garden Supply, 530 E. Alvarado St., in Fallbrook. Residents can learn how to improve the quality of their soil, reduce waste and air pollution, while saving energy, […]

Pacific Horticulture to hold Open Garden at Fallbrook home

Pacific Horticulture to hold Open Garden at Fallbrook home

FALLBROOK – Pacific Horticulture Society (PHS) invites residents to tour Patrick Anderson’s Fallbrook estate garden that spawned worldwide interest in succulents, on Oct. 14. Anderson “has vast horticultural knowledge and a brilliant eye for design,” said author and “Queen of Succulents” Debra Lee Baldwin. Baldwin, the San Diego Horticultural Society’s “2017 Horticulturist of the Year,” will be at the event […]

What’s bugging palms in Southern California?

What’s bugging palms in Southern California?

What is more iconic in the Southern California landscape than the exotic palms from all over the world that dot our gardens and give us that far away vacation look we dream of. From the cool coastal beach strand, to the hot interior deserts, palms play a very important role in our southland gardens. There […]

Learn how to create a living landscape

FALLBROOK – Mission Resource Conservation District is hosting a free workshop. “Living Landscapes” at the Fallbrook Public Utility District Boardroom, located at 990 East Mission Road, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. Diane and Miranda Kennedy, permaculturalists and owners of Finch Frolic Garden, will discuss creating plant guilds, rainwater harvesting, companion planting, […]

Septic system rebate offered

Septic system rebate offered

NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Residents can put money back in their pockets with the San Luis Rey Watershed Septic System Rebate Program. Residential properties located within the San Luis Rey Watershed may be eligible for a $100 rebate for having their septic tank pumped and inspected by a licensed septic contractor. A limited number […]

Bold colors add vitality to homes

Bold colors add vitality to homes

FALLBROOK – Whether it’s Independence Day, St. Patrick’s Day or the holiday season, the bold hues that are synonymous with these events add a splash of color to rooms that can use a little design lift. While some colors may be synonymous with certain times of year, homeowners can employ bold colors in their homes all […]

Rainbow MWD approves design for Weese interconnect

The Robert A. Weese Filtration Plant is owned by the City of Oceanside and operated by Oceanside’s Water Utilities Department, but the facility is located off of Silverleaf Lane in the Gopher Canyon area and is within the boundaries of the Rainbow Municipal Water District. The Rainbow Municipal Water District will be commencing the staff […]

Window shades donation for Fallbrook Community Center accepted

Joe Naiman Village News Correspondent Friends of the Fallbrook Community Center has offered to donate window shades to the Fallbrook Community Center. The $6,200 value, including installation, exceeds the amount which can be accepted without San Diego County Board of Supervisors approval, but the only delay in the supervisors’ 5-0 vote Sept. 13 to accept […]