Monday, May 29, 2017

June 3, 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 Home Depot Florin Raod 4641 Florin Road, Sacramento, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and leave with what you need to do the job right!


June 4, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm:
Organic horticulturist Steven Zien with Living Resources Company will will be a guest on Farmer Fred's 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. Steve and Fred will be discussing how to battle the pests of spring and summer using organic methods. 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.

June 8, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate and EcoLandscaper  Steven Zien will teach "Integrated Pest Management II: An Advanced Perspective." The class will be held at the West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capital Ave. West Sacramento, California. This evening seminar goes beyond the basics to discuss pest identification, key strategies to prevent pests, and management options from cultural controls to pesticides. This seminar focuses on Holistic Pest Management, which acknowledges that plants and their pests function in an ecological system. You will learn how to keep the ecosystem balance so pest do not become a problem; and to address intolerable pest problems with effective, environmentally-friendly management strategies. The fee is only $55 ($45 for EcoLandscape California members) and in addition to the class attendees will receive the publication "Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd edition" (a $37 value) as well as a 20X magnifying hand lens with LED lights for identifying those pesky pests. For information and to register go to the EcoLandsacpe California website. Here are a few reviews from the first offering:

"Extremely knowledgeable...added some good humor to a somewhat dry subject."
"Steve is very engaging...I found the 3.5 hours to go by quickly."
"He offers his knowledge and expertise to individuals in an easy-to-understand manner."
"I appreciate his professional experience and tips." 
"Very comprehensive, great examples." 
Space is limited so sign up today to insure your spot.
 
June 11, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 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!

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 13, 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 Talini's Nursery 5601 Folsom Blvd, 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! 

May 14, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Orchard Supply Hardware 7431 Laguna Blvd, Elk Grove, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right! 
  
May 20, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Green Acres Sacramento 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!   

May 21, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 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! 

May 27, 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 Orchard Supply Hardware 4249 Elverta Road, Antelope, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!   

June 8, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate and EcoLandscaper  Steven Zien will teach "Integrated Pest Management II: An Advanced Perspective." The class will be held at the West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capital Ave. West Sacramento, California. This evening seminar goes beyond the basics to discuss pest identification, key strategies to prevent pests, and management options from cultural controls to pesticides. This seminar focuses on Holistic Pest Management, which acknowledges that plants and their pests function in an ecological system. You will learn how to keep the ecosystem balance so pest do not become a problem; and to address intolerable pest problems with effective, environmentally-friendly management strategies. The fee is only $55 ($45 for EcoLandscape California members) and in addition to the class attendees will receive the publication "Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd edition" (a $37 value) as well as a 20X magnifying hand lens with LED lights for identifying those pesky pests. For information and to register go to the EcoLandsacpe California website. Space is limited so sign up today to insure your spot.
 
 

Thursday, March 30, 2017


April 7, 2017: at 10:00 am: 
Sacramento's Organic Advocate Steven Zien will be making a presentation on organic pest management at the Organic Gardening Club of Sacramento's  monthly meeting at 5750 Grant Ave. in Carmichael Park in Carmichael California. Spring is here and your plants are being visited by insects (good and bad), diseases, and weeds are sprouting everywhere. Steve will help you identify if the bugs are good or bad, and what to do about all your pest problems using organic methods and products. There will even be time for your questions to be answered.

April 8, 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! 

April 9, 2017: from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm:  
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Green Acres Rocklin 5436 Crossings Drive, Rocklin California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!

April 16, 2017: from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm:  
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Green Acres Rocklin 5436 Crossings Drive, Rocklin California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right! 

April 22 (Earth Day), 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 The Plant Foundry 3500 Broadway, Sacramento, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right! 


 April 23, 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 the West Sacramento Earth Day Celebration 1110 West Capital Ave. West Sacramento. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right! 


 April 29, 2017: from 8:30 am to Noon:  
Integrated Pest Management Advocate and EcoLandscapeer  Steven Zien will teach
"Integrated Pest Management II: An Advanced Perspective." The class will be held at the Rocklin Event Center 2650 Sunset Blvd. Room 107, Rocklin California. This half-day seminar goes beyond the basics to discuss pest identification, key strategies to prevent pests, and management options from cultural controls to pesticides. This seminar focuses on Holistic Pest Management, which acknowledges that plants and their pests function in an ecological system. You will learn how to keep the ecosystem balance so pest do not become a problem; and to address intolerable pest problems with effective, environmentally-friendly management strategies. The fee is only $55 ($45 for EcoLandscape California members) and in addition to the class attendees will receive the publication "Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd edition" (a $37 value) as well as a 20X magnifying hand lens with LED lights for identifying those pesky pests. For information and to register go to the EcoLandsacpe California website. Space is limited so sign up today to insure your spot.

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.