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‘A Bona Fide Plant Fanatic’

Friday, May 22, 2009 | If you want a good tour guide for the Quail Botanical Gardens in Encinitas, call Nan Sterman. She’s a self-described garden journalist, gardening expert, coach, designer and consultant. She’s everywhere. She teaches a class at the Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College called Bye Bye Grass, spends two days a […]

Posted inScience/Environment

Killing Grass Softly

Nan Sterman, an instructor at the Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College, who teaches a class called “Bye Bye Grass,” weighed in with some advice for residents who want to tear their lawns out. Don’t take it to the landfill, she said. Unless you have Bermuda grass, Sterman said residents removing grass should till it […]