Green Social ~ Cultivating the Digital Media Arts

Many Green Sector Nursery and Landscape Business owners now reluctantly find themselves wearing yet another ‘hat’ ~ that of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). I understand from experience: Professionals in the green industries are already overworked, and now faced with the seemingly gargantuan responsibility of developing strategy and management tools to nurture markets and stay relevant.Continue Reading

Category Archives: Citrus

Sharing a passion for citrus

Today I gave a talk to the Diablo Women’s Garden Club about growing Citrus trees in California.  The slideshow covered a broad sweep of the topic; everything from propagation to pest control. Thanks, ladies for your gracious welcome and attentive interest! What could be more fun than a day spent chatting about gardening?IMG_0605

 

Organic Orange TKO (OMRI-approved d-limonene formulation) is Effective Citrus Plant Wash

Once in a while you run into a natural product, in this case d-limonene that is amazingly useful.   I use it as part of an IPM program as a ‘plant wash’ to deter pests in Organic Citrus nursery production.  Since using it this way, I’ve discovered its more traditional uses around the homestead as aContinue Reading