EcoHouse Tour This Sunday, 6/30/13: Create Water-Saving Features in Your Yard

EcoHouse Tour This Sunday, 6/30/13: Create Water-Saving Features in Your Yard

Concerned about drought? Summer is a great time for setting your yard up to be a water-saving site with greywater systems, rainwater catchment, earthworks, and appropriate landscaping choices. At this Sunday’s tour, you’ll learn about greywater design and take a tour of the EcoHouse systems–the first permitted residential constructed wetland/greywater system in California and the… Read more »

Create Your Raingarden, Next Saturday, 9/22/12

Create Your Raingarden, Next Saturday, 9/22/12

What does your rain garden look like? The fourth event in our “Reclaim, Rebuild, Reskill” series will provide tools and inspiration for integrating water into the landscape. This workshop and skillshare will begin with a slideshow on raingardens and innovative ways to capture and use water, will include a tour of the EcoHouse water features,… Read more »

Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12

Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12

Learn how to collect rain to reuse in your front or backyard. Water conservation experts Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher will talk about their new book, Creating Rain Gardens… Read more », covering everything from rain barrels to simple living roofs, permeable patios, and other low-tech affordable ways to save water in the garden. The authors walk