Sneak Peek of Sage & Songbirds Garden Tour Garden #7
By Maureen Austin
It’s not uncommon for homeowners to “spruce-up” a backyard garden for a family wedding–but this couple transformed a primitive helicopter pad into a rustic, romantic, reception garden in just 6 months.
Any number of sites on the 115-acre Japatul Valley
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Here is another way you can support CHIRP for Garden Wildlife and the Sage & Songbird Festival!
As you plan your weekend schedule we hope you are including time for the Sage & Songbirds Garden Tours and the Festival at the Viejas Outlet Center. This year, Rubio’s is partnering with
Continue reading Participate in CHIRP for Garden Wildlife’s Fundraiser By Eating at Rubio’s on May 4, 2013
They began watering their new garden just as they had successfully done with all of their other planted areas. The only problem…this was a succulent garden that Lynn and Mendi Wyatt had planted. When a few plants started looking bad, Lynn gave them more water. The worse they looked, the more water he
Continue reading 2013 Sage & Songbirds Garden Tour: Sneak Peek of Garden #3 – A Bounty of Boulders
Garden #2 – Sizzling Succulents
By Maureen Austin, CHIRP
A garden that once looked like a rose nursery is now a sizzling, succulent show stopper, ablaze with vibrant reds, hot oranges, sizzling yellows and neon greens! Several years ago, Tom and Barbara Smith had over 150 roses planted on their Crown Hills
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By Maureen Austin, CHIRP
These two Ivy-League college graduates had no idea of the “education” that lay ahead for them when they moved to Alpine 14 years ago!
Richard and Vanessa Rusczyk left a small suburban lot in New Jersey for their 17-acre spread in Japatul Valley. “We moved here for the climate and
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Input invited for “Gardens on the Boulevard”
Alpine residents and business owners are invited to hear plans and offer ideas for landscaping of Alpine Boulevard at a public meeting set for 6:30 pm, Monday, July 16 at Alpine Community Center.
CHIRP for Garden Wildlife, Inc., a local not-for-profit group, is offering
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June 11, 2012
A local non-profit group says it is “ready, willing and able” to tackle the task of landscaping along Alpine Boulevard, now that SDG&E has completed the sidewalk improvement phase of its Sunrise Powerlink project.
CHIRP for Garden Wildlife, Inc., known to many as the organization which presents the annual Sage
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Fun Things To Do
This Weekend in Alpine!
Alpine Community Calendar of Weekend Events
Continue reading Fun Things to do This Weekend in Alpine! CHILI COOK-OFF / CAR SHOW & MONARCH MANIA!
C.H.I.R.P “MONARCH MANIA” – Fall Festival
It’s a Wild Venue for Vendors!
Are you a vendor looking for a “wild” venue? “Monarch Mania”, set for Sunday, Sept. 18 at Viejas Outlet Center in Alpine, is for you! Last year’s “Monarch Mania” event drew thousands of visitors, eager to witness the release of hundreds
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