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Environmental Horticulture

UC Cooperative Extension Environmental Horticulturist Janet Hartin serves San Bernardino, Riverside, and Los Angeles Counties.  She specializes in sustainable landscape practices and principles including water efficient landscapes; soil health; and, integrated pest management stressing prevention.  She has presented over 1,500 talks to professional societies and organizations both nationally and internationally and authored numerous publications.

She can be contacted at jshartin@ucdavis.edu or 951.313.2023

Here is the link to Janet's ‘Trees for Tomorrow Start Today’ presentation (under 45 minutes) from the March 9th workshop that brought planners, community development directors and the ‘green industry’ together to work smarter across professions to ensure the health and longevity of our urban trees and to increase canopies in underserved neighborhoods to >23%. 



tree pruned correctly with turf away from trunk