Sustainable Landscaping

General Public

WHAT WE OFFER

Education

We are continually offering classes, hands-on workshops, installation experiences, presentations, demonstrations, and more. See our calendar for details.

Demonstration Gardens

See theory, time, and space in practice and gather ideas from our permaculture, wise-water demonstration gardens. Situated on public/private lands throughout the county.

Sustainable Landscaping Professionals

Looking for a consult or help with your own project? Go here for an up-to-date listing of landscapers knowledgable in sustainable landscaping practices working in Solano County.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
16
Sat
9:00 am Republic Services’ Reuse Round-Up @ Benicia HIgh School
Republic Services’ Reuse Round-Up @ Benicia HIgh School
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Drop off your gently used clothing, housewares, bicycles, toys, games, and costume jewelry at Benicia High School, 1101 Military West, (at main steps to office) and help a local charity. Donations will go to “Faith Food Fridays,” a[...]
10:00 am Fairfield Sustainable Backyard I... @ Private Residence
Fairfield Sustainable Backyard I... @ Private Residence
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fairfield Sustainable Backyard Installation Workshop--Day 3 of 3 @ Private Residence
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Vallejo Demonstration Food Forest installations!  Come and learn how to use water wisely while creating an environment where life supporting plants thrive.  Each day includes a talk from a[...]
Dec
30
Sat
9:00 am Community Share Plot Workday @ Avant Garden
Community Share Plot Workday @ Avant Garden
Dec 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCG maintains a Benicia Community Share Plot where we grow food for donation to the community members in need. It’s cared for by volunteers and you are welcome to join in at any of our workdays. Chris[...]
Jan
6
Sat
9:45 am Rainwater Barrel Collection Work... @ Location provided upon registering
Rainwater Barrel Collection Work... @ Location provided upon registering
Jan 6 @ 9:45 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor Steve Torres of the DVC Horticulture Department will teach water conservation and the benefits of using rain barrels at this hands-on workshop! Rain barrels collect and store water runoff during storms. The collected water[...]