Going Green Gal

Gardening & Green Tips for Sustainable Living

Rebecca’s Monthly Gardening Tips

A hopefully helpful list of what to do in your garden this month – tried and true tips from the experts.

Edibles to Plant and Grow

Rebecca in the Mercury News

Keep on Saving Water!

Keep on Saving Water!

Do we still need to keep on conserving water? If, so what are my choices for cutting back while still enjoying having plants, shrubs and flowers around for me as well as the birds, bees and bugs? Actually there are LOTS of gorgeous water-wise options – even when it comes to having a lawn!


Sustainability We Can Live With

About Going Green Gal

Being an avid gardener, born and raised in Indiana, I feel incredible blessed to live in sunny California & be able to grow my own food all year-round! I write a monthly garden column for the San Jose Mercury News & am constantly striving for tips & ideas on how to live a little more gently in regards to ourselves, our planet & each other – basically sustainability we can live with! As a fulltime realtor here in the Bay Area, I help my clients “Go Green” in & around their homes & communities.

I hope you will find my monthly Green Tips useful; & I hope you find inspiration in the monthly Garden Tips & the incredible Edibles You Can Plant & Grow!

WEEKLY GREEN TIP: Save time, money (and hopefully the planet)!

  • Reduced holiday gas consumption!

    According to Use Less Stuff, if each family reduced their holiday gas consumption by just one gallon (approximately 20 miles), we would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by one million tons!

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