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Grow a Beautiful Garden at your South Maui Home

Learn about gardening successfully in the South Maui climate.
October 02, 2009

Grow a Beautiful Garden at your South Maui Home

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By Mark Harbison

If you are a South Maui enthusiast, like we are, and you are interested in green living, South Maui Sustainability has an upcoming event you will like. It's called "Basics to Bounty in Your South Maui Garden".

Sometimes it seems like gardening is an uphill battle where the plants of your choice need inordinate amounts of care and attention. The easiest way to reduce your gardening workload is to select plants that grow well under the natural conditions that exist where you live. South Maui is characterized by sunny, hot, humid conditions with little rain.

If you show up on Thursday, October 8th at 6:30p.m. for this event, you will have the opportunity to learn the gardening basics for a bountiful South Maui garden. Susan Wyche is hosting and she will take you on a visual tour in home vegetable gardening for this part of the island. Attendees are encouraged to share their own tips and knowledge at this collaborative event. The event is also a good opportunity to bring pictures of unknown bugs, plants or blighted leaves so that others can help you identify them.

The event will include a seed and starts exchange so you can share with other garden enthusiasts. The organizers seem to want to make this meeting as interactive as possible, so people can learn from one another and have a lot of fun connecting with others who share their same interests.

It's free to attend the event and it will be held at Kihei Charter School off Ohukai Road. There will be potluck pupus. Check out South Maui Sustainability for more info or call 874-5955. To learn more about Susan Wyche, who is an award-winning sustainable landscape designer see greenperspectives.com.


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Blogs for October 2009

San Diego Company Buys Auwahi Wind Energy

Posted on October 30, 2009
San Diego Company Buys Auwahi Wind Energy

By Mark Harbison

Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy recently announced the purchase of Auwahi Wind Energy on Maui from Shell WindEnergy Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell.

What is Auwahi Wind Energy up to lately? They are developing a 22-megawatt wind energy and… Continue Reading

Smart Grid on Maui

Posted on October 23, 2009
Smart Grid on Maui

By Mark Harbison

General Electric recently announced that it will be testing its "smart grid" technology in the luxury resort community of Wailea.

What is smart grid? It's a new kind of power grid that saves energy by turning off household appliances when electricity is expensive. It also utilizes… Continue Reading

Xterra Race in Kihei

Posted on October 16, 2009
XTerra Race in Kihei

By Mark Harbison

The XTERRA triathalon race, including 600 international participants, will be held in Kihei on October 25th. Athletes from over twenty countries and forty states will gather at the Maui Prince Hotel where the race will begin and end. Their physical toughness will be challenged over… Continue Reading

Mortgage Rates Fall and Applications Increase

Posted on October 09, 2009
Mortgage Rates Fall and Applications Increase

By Mark Harbison

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, last week's mortgage interest rates continued to drop, spurring a 16.4 percent rise from the week before in applications.

Refinance activity on mortgages increased from 65.3 percent in the week ending on September 25th to 66.3 percent in… Continue Reading

Grow a Beautiful Garden at your South Maui Home

Posted on October 02, 2009
Grow a Beautiful Garden at your South Maui Home

By Mark Harbison

If you are a South Maui enthusiast, like we are, and you are interested in green living, South Maui Sustainability has an upcoming event you will like. It's called "Basics to Bounty in Your South Maui Garden".

Sometimes it seems like… Continue Reading

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