Posted in January 2015

Dine And Make A Difference!

Join us for a meal at Boudin SF and support Solana Center’s programs.  In 2014, our environmental education and community outreach programs directly connected with more than 35,000 San Diego County residents. Help us reach even more in 2015! Join us on February 5th for a meal at Boudin SF in Encinitas and directly affect environmental change in your … Continue reading

Resolve to Save Energy in 2015!

How are the New Years resolutions going so far?  Some goals are harder to achieve then others, but if you are looking to reduce your energy usage and save money SDG&E can help you with that. SDG&E has a ton of tips and tools to get you set up to start saving energy and money today! … Continue reading

Volunteer Clean Up Day!

Our outdoor facilities and gardens at Solana Center have been beautified thanks to our hard working volunteers!   Weeds were dug, vegetables were harvested, raspberries were uprooted, friends were made, and critters were discovered! Thank you Russ Bruzee, Dorinda Moore, Erika Osorio, Jim Beyster, and Jennifer Gerson

International Visitors at Solana Center!

Korean students from Gyeongsang National University came by Solana Center to learn all about our compost education and outreach. Traveling as part of a Global Pioneer Program to learn about worms and the environment, these boys came to the right place! They were treated to a tour by Andrea Loyko and although there was a slight language … Continue reading

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop at Solana Center

This weekend Solana Center hosted Ari Tenenbaum, co-founder and lead designer of Revolution Landscape, for a hands-on decidious fruit tree pruning workshop.  We learned how to distinguish “leader” branches, proper pruning principals, the importance of pruning to allow for light, air, space, and growth, and why you need to cut your branch back at the outer … Continue reading

Anyone Can Grow Succulents!

We love this gardening story features in Carlsbad Magazine. Read about “plant crazy” Ellen and Bill Williams who planted and have maintained a succulent garden in front of the Carlsbad Post Office for 3 years. We’re inspired to plant gardening in public spaces in our community!