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VALUED CUSTOMERS & FRIENDS+

In just a few weeks, we’ll be opening some of our favorite gardens to you. We are so excited! From a rustic river-rock cottage in Sun Valley to a contemporary treat in Playa del Rey, now is a great time to find a style that delights you.

Our delight stems from the generosity of our clients in sharing their spaces with LA. Thank you to the Carlson, Gordon, Joyce, Weiss and Wood families for providing us with this joy!

Sincerely,
Cassy and Kirk Aoyagi

LATEST NEWS+

 
Win Tour Tickets!

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By FormLA Staff: Test your native knowledge and win tickets to the annual Theodore Payne Foundation Native Plant Garden Tour on us! Win Tickets!
 
 
See Sun Valley Shine

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By Isara Ongwiseth: Truly the land of sun, Sun Valley’s high temperatures pose a challenge to traditional garden designs. Using a plant palette chaparral natives ensured the 100 percent native garden would equal the charm of the Wood’s river rock home. See More
 
 
Go with the Flow

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By Cassy Aoyagi: It’s important to know how to go with the flow in LA. Rigid walks and drives may still fly in other areas of the country. Not here. We need to be ready to absorb what we can, direct what we can’t, and have the wisdom to know the difference. Get More

 

Let’s Make Our Own Luck

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By Cassy Aoyagi: We wish you the luck of the Irish this month, but what if we truly plant the seeds of our own fortune? Here are 7 ways to dig in and make LA an even more perfect place to live.
Dig In Here

 

WHAT TO EXPECT+

Our climate perpetually tests our mindfulness. Just as we get accustomed to drought, we’ll have deluge, and vice versa. Thinking long term ensures we thrive and bloom throughout LA’s full climactic cycle.

 

Blooming Now in LA

LA need not wait until May to see the benefit of showers. March is full of flowers!  See what’s Blooming Now

Salvia spathacea, aka Hummingbird Sage, California native: While the blooms catch the eye, the foliage of Hummingbird Sage makes an excellent adaptable, slow-spreading ground cover. (Photo: New Look for LA in the Center Circle at Descanso Gardens)

 

Sustaining Your Garden

Curious about our plans for your garden this month? Watch for Sam’s What to Expect message. DIY? Visit our Spring Maintenance Checklist to be sure you don’t skip a beat.

 

February 2017

LATEST NEWS+

See Sun Valley Shine
Go with the Flow
Make Our Luck

UPCOMING EVENTS+

Native Garden Tour
Pacific Palisades Garden Tour

WHAT TO EXPECT+

Blooming Now
Sustaining Your Garden

TEAM UPDATE+

Cassy at MGBCE

UPCOMING EVENTS+

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April 1-2: Native Garden Tour

April 23:  Pacific Palisades Garden Tour

 

TEAM UPDATE+

USGBC Conference

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Cassy Aoyagi will join the U.S. Green Building Council’s Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo next month to advocate for greener cities.

 

 

CONTACT FORMLA+

Cassy and Kirk Aoyagi, Principals: Cassy@formlainc.com

Mark Britten, Production Manager: Mark@formlainc.com

Sam Souhrada, Maintenance Division Manager:
Sam@formlainc.com


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