Promoting Naturescaping

Virginia Bruce Portland January 30, 2015 05:15 PM
We are planning a campaign to introduce homeowners and community groups to Naturescaping. I would love to hear suggestions about the best messages to get people interested enough …

Sustainable Gardening/landscaping Initiatives-Surveys or Barriers and Benefits

Christine Cummings Burnaby April 12, 2013 02:52 PM
I am looking for any information on CBSM work regarding Sustainable Gardening and Landscaping initiatives in BC. Specifically, has anyone conducted surveys investigating the need/…

Case Studies/Success Stories Reducing Lawns

Nancy Lee Mercer Island April 04, 2013 12:03 PM
We are looking for success stories in reducing residential lawns, replacing them with native plants and/or trees and shrubs. Anywhere in the world is fine! Thank you in advanc…

Focus Group for Urban Forestry Research

Laura Smith Cumberland June 18, 2012 11:39 AM
Hello, I'm working with my local city government on a project that aims to increase urban canopy on residential properties. We intend to create and distribute surveys and hold a f…

How Much Water Does Xeriscaping Conserve?

Lisa Masini Kelowna October 25, 2009 03:19 PM
Hi - Does anyone know where I can find measured statistics on how much water xeriscaping actually conserves? I know from experience that it conserves a lot, but the granting agenc…

Research Question: Lawns, Soil Carbon Sequestration, Climate change adaptation and local gov't

jonathan kevles CA October 17, 2008 12:25 PM
I have a research question in regards to the potential for lawns to mitigate climate change and help us adapt to climate change: Depending on the responses to the questions below…

The Guerilla Gardeners

lbbudd July 23, 2008 10:28 AM
Greetings Fellow FSBs- I had the opportunity to meet the guerilla gardening group of Los Angeles. Iwas greatly impressed. LA's public landscape ismaintained at a very poor le…


Claudette Lacombe Rockyford July 09, 2008 04:57 PM
Hi FSB list. I saw a posting rather recently that talked about how xeriscape sites foster more xeriscape sites, but I should have saved it and now can't find it. Can anyone he…

GIS Analysis on Xeriscaping?

Timea Zentai Walnut Creek June 28, 2008 02:28 PM
Hello FSBL, I've been researching GIS tools in understanding how innovative behavior spreads (in energy use). I've heard that there is a GIS analysis in the xeriscape communi…

Edible Lawn

Eric Rardin June 27, 2008 10:07 PM
Having observed the ongoing discussions about lawns and lawn mowers, I thought the list might find this article interesting:,8599,1816764…

Virtual North America

Introductory Workshop

Dec 6th - 8th, 2023

Registration Ending Soon!
Learn More
Site Courtesy of
McKenzie-Mohr & Associates

Expertise in Community-Based Social Marketing