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Southern California Post Fire Seed Mix Options

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Post fire erosion control seed mixes.

Low Water Lawn Alternatives

Friday, June 10, 2016
S&S Seeds, the Industry Leaders in low water California native plants, installs a Demonstration Garden of Water Wise Lawn Alternatives in Carpinteria CA. We are proud to support low water landscaping initiatives with these new plant materials and efficient irrigation systems.

Kurapia-New Low Water Utility Ground Cover

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Introducing Kurapia, a newly developed drought tolerant perennial groundcover, in SOD form.

Seed for Restoring Wetlands

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Wildlife thrives in newly restored wetlands in San Diego County.

Challenging Landslide Restoration

Thursday, January 2, 2014
S&S Seeds provides a unique seed mix to help Caltrans re-establish a problematic slide area.

Saving the Bluffs

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Hydro-Plant and S&S Seeds work together to preserve coastal bluffs in San Diego County through the use of native plant revegetation.

Helicopters Used in Stabilization of Remote Transmission Sites

Friday, June 14, 2013
W. James Construction crews were originally tasked to provide project-wide erosion control for the Sunrise Powerlink Project that would connect the SDG&E substation in El Centro, California, with their substation in Miramar, 120 miles of 500 & 230 kV power lines would link San Diego to the Imperial Valley, which has the highest concentration of renewable energy projects in California.

Erosion Control

Saturday, June 8, 2013
Most native chaparral vegetation controls erosion. The stark vertical relief of our local mountains show how relatively quickly these forms have been built up

The Magic is in the Mix

Monday, May 13, 2013
Hydroseeding calls for a diverse knowledge of chemistry, plants, soils, and more

Diverse Needs, Diverse Seeds

Monday, April 1, 2013
The challlenges of site and weather conditions prove how diverse the work of hydroseeding is.

When the Fire's Out

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Hydroseeding, hydromulching, and ther techniques on wildfire-damaged sites from May 2008 - Erosion Control magazine - the official journal of the International Erosion Control Association

Native California Grass Sod Makes 'Cents' For Many Reasons

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
State & Federal Agencies, Land Planners, Architects and Homeowners throughout California are being asked to do more with less. The pressure is on to use "appropriate" landscaping with plants native to our local ecosystems and adapted to limited rainfall. Using S&S Seeds’ seed bank and Delta’s years of sod development has produced nothing short of a paradigm shift for commercial and residential grass options.

Revegetation Recipe

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Revegetation Recipe The right seeds, mulch, and soil are essential for success.

Seeds of a Certain Sort

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Seeds of a Certain Sort - In addition to adding site-specific soil amendments, firms are using increasingly narrowly defined “native” seeds.