Your Garden . . .with Kate Russell: While pruning, simply chop and leave plant material on the ground

By |2019-05-07T03:50:52-07:00May 6th, 2019|Environment|

Published in the May 8 - 21, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Each spring, Morgan Hill gardeners are busy trimming and pruning. All that plant material is then composted before being returned to planting beds. In [...]

Take a Hike . . .with Mike Monroe: Celebrate Earth Day while learning about vineyard sustainability

By |2019-05-01T01:14:14-07:00April 19th, 2019|Environment|

CLICK HERE for more stories published in the April 24 - May 7, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life This year marks the 49th anniversary of Earth Day. What better way to toast Mother Nature than with [...]

Press release: City of Morgan Hill wants to protect our planet’s environment

By |2019-04-24T07:36:47-07:00April 14th, 2019|Environment|

Published April 7, 2019 Click HERE to find the latest stories in Morgan Hill Life Click HERE to find more upcoming events on our Special Calendar page Andi Borowski, Environmental Services Assistant at the Morgan Hill City's Community Services Department, [...]

Main story: WERC founder honored with lifesize statue of beloved owl Loki

By |2019-04-24T07:23:15-07:00April 5th, 2019|Environment|

The Great Horned Owl bronze sits outside Centennial Recreation Center Click HERE to find more stories in the April 10 - 23, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekWERC founder Sue Howell, Teresa [...]

Your Garden . . .with Kate Russell: Container gardening is helpful for those with space limitations

By |2019-04-24T07:22:46-07:00March 8th, 2019|Environment|

Published in the March 13 – 26, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Many Morgan Hill residents assume they can’t garden because they live in an apartment, rent a room, or have a tiny yard. Nothing could [...]

Outdoors: Open access events give public chance to view wildflowers

By |2019-04-24T07:22:47-07:00March 8th, 2019|Environment|

Hikes and other activities offer magnificent panoramic views from Coyote Ridge, Diablo Foothills Published in the March 13 – 26, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo courtesy Open Space AuthorityCheck out the carpet of wildflowers [...]

Local woman Emily Bettencourt appointed to prestigious U.S. Mushroom Council

By |2019-04-25T06:57:46-07:00February 8th, 2019|Environment|

Bettencourt is famous at Mushroom Mardi Gras Published in the February 13 - 26 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Emily Bettencourt Local  resident Emily Bettencourt got a late Christmas present. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture [...]

Your Garden . . . with Kate Russell: Using the correct tools will help lighten your gardening workload this spring

By |2019-04-25T06:57:49-07:00February 8th, 2019|Contributors, Environment|

Published in the February 13 - 26 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Whether your Morgan Hill garden is a backyard plot, sidewalk strip, or containers on a balcony, the right tools can protect your hands, your [...]

Your Garden . . . with Kate Russell: Amphibians are sensitive to toxins, so presence indicates a healthy garden

By |2019-04-24T07:20:41-07:00January 13th, 2019|Environment|

Published in the January 16 - 29, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Kate Russell Frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are all amphibians that you might find in your Morgan Hill garden. If you are [...]