Archive for the Foodscaping Category

Urban Food Forests

Where does our food come from? To a large extent, our health depends upon the answer to this question. You see, most foodbought in the supermarket is days and weeks old.Prepackaged food may be older. Once a fruit or vegetable hasbeen picked, there are no longer antioxidants and nutrientsbeing pumped into the food. Once picked, the fruit or veggiebegins the process of decay and eventually its nutrients returnback

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Advanced Permaculture Design Certification

Mike Garcia completed course work and has earned his Advanced Permaculture Design Certification from the Matt Powers Advanced Permaculture Design Institute.  This certification is a collection of regenerative solutions and pathways, which enable participants to partner with, and learn how to see our world through the lens of nature.  Learning was enhanced by over 65 expert instructors from around the world and include subject soil science, mycology,

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Pollinator Gardens Role in Saving the Planet

What are Pollinators and what role do they play in helping keep our planet in balance?  Pollinators are bugs, birds and any creature that aids and assists in the pollination of plants.  Why is this so important?  Nature has set-up an intricate system of check and balances.   All plants (like people) do age and die.  If plants did not reproduce, they would die out in one generation. 

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Growing and using Herb Gardens in the Los Angeles South Bay

The whole food – plant-based lifestyle is here to stay. Herbs make this way of life fun and enjoyable. Come learn all about herbs in the garden and growing them for the landscape. Free Herb Gardens Workshop on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 hosted by Mike Garcia, Landscape Design Contractor, certified Pond Builder and Health Coach in Redondo Beach, California.  We look forward to seeing you! RSVP 310-374-1199   Visit

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Landscaping Ideas for Foodscaping Your Yard

Join the Movement – Grow your own Food! Foodscaping sometimes called edible landscaping or front yard farming is a type of landscaping in which all or major areas of a lawn on private property or sometimes public property are used to grow food. Join Sustainability Expert Mike Garcia, Founder of Los Angeles Sustainable Landscaping on Saturday, February 4 at 2:00 pm for his presentation on Foodscaping, which includes all

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