Strawberry farm finds a home in Rainbow

Strawberry farm finds a home in Rainbow

Kenny’s Farms is in its second year of production on West Rainbow Valley Boulevard Farmer Kenny Fietz put in his first planting there in October 2014 after having worked with his father for several years, since he was 16 years old, growing strawberries in Temecula and Oxnard. They experimented with using hydroponics to grow strawberries […]

Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Foundation plans private garden tours with garden party

Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Foundation plans private garden tours with garden party

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation’s annual Garden Tour and Garden Party will highlight five beautiful and unique private gardens nestled in the La Cresta area on the Santa Rosa Plateau and a Garden Party May 14. Now in its 13th year, the tour is a favorite event for local gardening and nature […]

Altura offers chance to win $25,000 home makeover for mortgage borrowers

RIVERSIDE – Any Altura Credit Union Member who applies for a mortgage, home equity loan or home equity line of credit during April will be automatically entered for a chance to win a $25,000 home makeover. One finalist will be randomly selected from among the entries. Then at a May 5 Altura Member Appreciation event, the finalist […]

Steps to expand and beautify your succulent garden

Steps to expand and beautify your succulent garden

Succulent gardening is a water wise, easy to maintain and an on trend method of gardening. Color variations range from variegated – or multicolored – to shades of green, blue, red, reddish-purple, yellow and even pink. Their leaves can be smooth, fuzzy, needle-shaped or drop-like berries. With an almost endless array of colors and textures […]

How to prevent simple plumbing problems

TEMECULA – No homeowner wants to be confronted with plumbing problems, which many associate with costly repairs and water damage. But many plumbing problems are preventable if homeowners take the time to learn about them and make the effort to nip them in the bud before they become something major. Clogged kitchen sink: Kitchen sinks […]

EMWD eases restrictions to outdoor water budgets

PERRIS — Eastern Municipal Water District’s board of directors unanimously approved moving the district into Stage 4b of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan and restoring a significant portion of customers’ outdoor water budgets. Improving statewide water supply conditions and pending adjustments to the conservation mandate imposed on EMWD by the State Water Resources Control Board […]

Create a budget-friendly home landscape

Create a budget-friendly home landscape

TEMECULA – Homeowners understandably envy the award-worthy photo spreads in lawn and garden magazines, wanting to emulate those same looks on their own properties. Scores of designers and landscape architects are involved in the process of creating those amazing lush lawns and perfectly placed plantings. Although not every homeowner has the budget to create lavish […]

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