Posted in December 2014

Winter Fruit Tree Care

Deciduous fruit trees have dropped most of their leaves now that San Diego has had some cooler nights. It is important to remove the leaves and fruit from under trees since the leaf litter harbors the pests that are specific to that tree. By clearing under your fruit trees and composting the material away from … Continue reading

Wrapping up a Successful Year at Solana Center!

It’s been an incredible year of change at Solana Center!  With passion and enthusiasm, our expert team has educated and empowered individuals to implement sustainable practices in their daily lives. Through our environmental education and outreach, we have connected with more than 35,000 San Diego residents this year alone!  Wow!  We could not have done this … Continue reading

Support Solana Center when you shop online!

Have you heard about AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Solana Center every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a … Continue reading

Reduce Your Food Waste This Holiday Season

We are so excited to have the opportunity to share our knowledge with Feeding America, a great organization focused on ending hunger through healthy food, education and advocacy.  The first priority in food diversion is to feed hungry people. Check out Feeding America’s recent blog on how you can reduce your waste this holiday season. Did you know an … Continue reading

Today is World Soil Day! Do your part!

World Soil day celebrates the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to the human commonwealth through its contribution to food, water and energy security and as a mitigator of biodiversity loss and climate change. It is celebrated particularly by the global community of 60 000 soil … Continue reading

Help Solana Center to find a new home!

We are actively seeking a new home since our long-term lease in Encinitas will not be renewed. We’re looking for a space that can house our offices/store front, with enough acreage to build and maintain a demonstration garden, house our worm bins, offer space for workshops and environmental education, showcase rainwater harvesting barrels, and be … Continue reading