Thursday, March 2, 2017

March 4, 2017: from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm:  
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Emigh Hardware 3555 El Camino Ave, Sacramento California. Get your pest and garden problems solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn safe methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!

March 12th, 2017: from 8:00 am to Noon:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from  Living Resources Company   will be a guest on Farmer Fred'sgarden radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing organic horticulture and attracting beneficial insects. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows webpage.

March 18, 2017: from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm:   
Integrated Pest Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Green Acres Nursery and Supply Elk Grove location 9220 E. Stockton Blvd. as part of their Dig Into Spring event. Get your pest and garden problems solved by an expert in organic gardening and safe methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!

Friday, February 3, 2017


February 11th, 2017: from 7:30 am to 5 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will be a making two presentations at the west coasts preeminent ecological horticultural event, EcoLandscape California’s 2017 Conference & Trade Show Information and Inspiration for Landscape Professionals. The event will be held at the Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, 2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton California. Steve’s first presentation, Develop A Passion For Soil To Sow The Seeds Of Urban Ecological Regeneration will cover how proper management of the soil food web will generate urban ecological restoration. His second presentation, Proactive, Water-Friendly (PWF) Integrated Pest Management (IPM): The Why, Not The What will discuss pest management techniques that prevent pest damage and when necessary some organic/less-toxic options if pests become a problem. This is an event horticultural professionals will not want to miss with workshops covering cutting edge tools and techniques on the subjects of gray water, sustainable hardscapes, sustainable landscape plant availability, water-wise irrigation tools and techniques, selecting and finding the best plants, BMP’s for tree care and much more. There will also be an off site social hour following the event. 

February 19th, 2017: from 8:00 am to Noon:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from  Living Resources Company   will be a guest on Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing Organic Horticulture in the winter garden. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows webpage.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

 
January 17th, 2017: from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will speaking on soil health and the soil food web as part of the Green Gardener at Home 10 week gardening class (class begins Jan. 10) at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville. This garden series is for rookie to experienced home gardeners. The series will teach you how to have a healthy, beautiful, water-wise garden and landscape. To register call 916-746-1550.


January 24th, 2017: from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will speaking on soil management, fertilization and turf care as part of the Green Gardener at Home 10 week gardening class (class begins Jan. 10) at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville. This garden series is for rookie to experienced home gardeners. The series will teach you how to have a healthy, beautiful, water-wise garden and landscape. To register call 916-746-1550.


January 25th, 2017: from 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will speaking on soil health and the soil food web as part of the 10 week River-Friendly Green Gardener Professional Training Program (class begins Jan. 18) at the Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Sacramento. This garden series is for all horticultural professionals. The series will teach you how to design, install and maintain a healthy, beautiful, water-wise garden and landscape. To register go to the  EcoLandscape California website or call 916-382-2109.


January 26th, 2017: from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will making his nationally renowned presentation, “Soil: Not Just A Dirty Word, Exploring the Mysteries of Managing Soil Biology” to the Sun City Lincoln Hills Garden Group at 1167 Sun City Blvd Roseville in Kilaga Springs Lodge. The filthy subject matter will range from informative to humorous and of course a little romance will be included. Steve will even have an audience participation sign along, and those are always fun! He may even bring my pets in a crate. This is for area residents only and for more information call 916.408-3895.

January 29th, 2016: from 8:00 am to Noon:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from  Living Resources Company   will be a guest on Farmer Fred'sgarden radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing Organic Horticulture in the fall garden. We had so much fun last Sunday Fred invited me back. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's gardenradio talk shows webpage.



February 1st, 2017: from 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will speaking on soil management, fertilizer and turf care as part of the 10 week River-Friendly Green Gardener Professional Training Program (class begins Jan. 18) at the Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Sacramento. This garden series is for all horticultural professionals. The series will teach you how to design, install and maintain a healthy, beautiful, water-wise garden and landscape. To register go to the EcoLandscape California website or call 916-382-2109.


February 11th, 2016: from 7:30 am to 5 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will be a making two presentations at the west coasts preeminent ecological horticultural event, EcoLandscape California’s 2017 Conference & Trade Show Information and Inspiration for Landscape Professionals. The event will be held at the Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, 2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton California. Steve’s first presentation, Develop A Passion For Soil To Sow The Seeds Of Urban Ecological Regeneration will cover how proper management of the soil food web will generate urban ecological restoration. His second presentation, Proactive, Water-Friendly (PWF) Integrated Pest Management (IPM): The Why, Not The What will discuss pest management techniques that prevent pest damage and when necessary some organic/less-toxic options if pests become a problem. This is an event horticultural professionals will not want to miss with workshops covering cutting edge tools and techniques on the subjects of gray water, sustainable hardscapes, sustainable landscape plant availability, water-wise irrigation tools and techniques, selecting and finding the best plants, BMP’s for tree care and much more. There will also be an off site social hour following the event.


Thursday, September 1, 2016

September 18th, 2016: from 8:00 am to Noon:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will be a guest on Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing Organic Horticulture in the fall garden. We had so much fun last Sunday Fred invited me back. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows webpage.
September 4th, 2016: from 8:00 am to Noon:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will be a guest on Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing Organic Horticulture in the fall garden. We had so much fun last Sunday Fred invited me back. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows webpage.

Friday, August 12, 2016

August 28th, 2016: from 8:00 am to Noon:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will be a guest on Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing Organic Horticulture in the fall garden. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows webpage.
 
September 18th, 2016: from 8:00 am to Noon:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien from Living Resources Company will be a guest on Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows from 8:00 am to 10 am on 1530 KFBK and from 10 am to noon on 650 KSTE discussing Organic Horticulture in the fall garden. Listen and call in to get your questions answered and possibly win a valuable prize. Both programs are also available live streaming on your device or later after the shows as a podcast with links that can be found at Farmer Fred's garden radio talk shows webpage.

Monday, August 1, 2016

August 6, 2016: from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm:
Saturday, Saturday, Saturday... it's Harvest Day at Fair Oaks Horticulture Center,
11549 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Fair Oaks, CA 95628. Sacramento's best horticultural event. If you grow a garden, landscape or houseplants, if you walk on a lawn, smell flowers, enjoy wildlife or have any questions about growing concerns you must attend this event. Every horticultural expert within 50 miles will be there to answer your gardening questions. If you don't have questions listen to other folks questions and you will soon realize that you wanted to know the answer to that too. And you will be able to find an expert at this event that can answer any growing question. Of course that includes Sacramento's Organic Advocate (that's me if ya didn't know) who will be at the "Living Resources Company" booth/table under one of the oak trees. Be sure to stop buy. I will be giving away some cool freebies besides answering questions about organic pest management, soils and soil biology, and more. Hope to see you there!


September 9, 2016: 11:00 am:
Sacramento's Organic Advocate, Steven Zien will be taking his dirty road show up the hill to Colfax. "Soil: Not Just a Dirty Word" Steve's always popular presentation will be part of the Colfax Garden Club's monthly meeting at the Sierra Vista Community Club, 55 School Street, in beautiful Colfax, California.Attend and you will discover the many benefits of a healthy Soil Food Web and how you can mange it to create healthy drought and pest resistant plants! Should be fun! Come join in and discover all the dirt about health soil. This presentation is rated E for entertaining and educational and is for everybody who likes plants.