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Protect birds from hitting your homes windows using decals and foliage. (StatePoint)

Tips to protect birds in your yard and garden

StatePoint March 18, 2018

One of the best parts of backyard living in the warmer months is all the potential for bird watching that comes with it. You may have even installed a bird feeder in your garden in an attempt to attract...

Creating a Coral Garden

Creating a Coral Garden

OsideNews June 12, 2016

Oceanside CA— Friends and neighbors at an apartment building located, 959 Vine Street, in Oceanside, have got together in a community art project and are creating a coral garden. It began when landscapers...

Cool on the Coast: Set your heart on arts, food and community in February

Layla Marino February 11, 2016

February is a time for lovers, and also a time for fun in coastal North County. With the weather being a bit moody, it’s nice to know that we have lots of options for both cold and warm weather in this...

Peppers are growing at the new Encinitas Community Garden, pictured Oct. 15. After years of work, organizers celebrated the garden’s grand opening Oct. 3. (Photo by Susan Whaley)

After years of effort, Encinitas Community Garden begins to sprout

Susan Whaley October 18, 2015

Encinitas resident Liza Blue pushed a wheel barrel full of veggies to a raised garden bed she leases. She was on her way to pick up her kids that afternoon but stopped by the newly opened Encinitas...

San Diego Botanic Garden. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Garden has special offer for military through Sept. 7

August 25, 2015

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden invites active-duty military, National Guard and Reserve members and their families to take advantage of the final two weeks of the Blue Star Museum program....

Cool on the Coast: Stage some summer fun in July

Layla Marino July 16, 2015

In July, San Diego reaches a fever pitch for events, especially with the opening of the Del Mar races and, of course, Comic-Con. Residents and tourists alike are bound to easily find these big three events,...

The San Elijo Lagoon is pictured in January looking north from the gateway of former settling ponds. (Courtesy photo by Janie DeCelles)

San Elijo Lagoon nursery effort gets $8K boost from Garden Club

North Coast Current June 2, 2015

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s effort to build a native plant nursery received a boost recently in the form of an $8,000 grant from the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. The Garden Club doled out $50,000...

San Diego Botanic Garden. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Botanic Garden hosts Family Fun Nights through Aug. 27

May 26, 2015

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden offers Family Fun Nights 4:30-8 p.m May 28 through Aug. 27, excluding July 2. On Thursdays 6-7 p.m., Hamilton Children’s Garden will be the site of live, child-friendly...

Cool on the Coast: Jazz, poetry, throw-down round out May

May 14, 2015

As we close in on summer on the North County coast, May has a wealth of diverse and interesting things to do. Jazz, chocolate, literary lectures and more will keep you entertained in coastal North County...

Cool on the Coast: Belly Up brings in big alternative acts for April; month offers variety of events

Layla Marino April 7, 2015

With spring definitely sprung, April may not bring many showers in San Diego, but the North Coast still has lots of spring activities, concerts and fun for residents and those venturing to the area to...

ENCINITAS: Citrus tree care workshop March 22

March 9, 2014

ENCINITAS — The Ocean Knoll School farm offers a garden education workshop March 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sustainable-gardening expert Paul Maschka will present a class in citrus and tropical...

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