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VALUED CUSTOMERS & FRIENDS+

As our hearts go out to those fighting fires up north, we are incredibly grateful to be working with what feels like a whole city of heroes actively working to bolster the resilience of our foothills and LA as a whole.

Special thank is due to Lisa Boone, Roger Klemm, Suzanne Haller, and Travis Whitcomb. We greatly appreciate you using your voices to show Angelenos how our gardens can make LA safer and more lovely. Thank you!

Sincerely,
Cassy and Kirk

LATEST NEWS+

A few relatively simple choices can make our lives so much safer, easier, and healthier. Luckily, those same choices make us beautiful!

 

Save Your Home with 7 Natives

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LA Times. By Lisa Boone: Consider all the potential solutions to help save your home during a wildfire and landscaping seems an obvious choice. But are the drought-tolerant solutions that many of us have already implemented – turf removal among them – enough to fend off fire? Read More

 

Know Who Your Friends Are

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By Cassy Aoyagi: We have a few real trouble-makers in LA. One seems to stick around no matter what she does – she’s pretty, and popular and has a mane like spun gold. Well, she isn’t the only one with a crown, and this fall I’m nominating a new homecoming queen. Read More

 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT+

Crisp, cool air is here, and a few other fall delights are on their way.

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Blooming Now

Think only Jack O’ Lanterns can rock orange? Desert Globemallow makes it feel fun and feminine. See her and her fall-friendly friends who are Blooming Now

Sustain Your Garden

Maintaining a native garden in autumn is a real treat – literally! If you have native edibles to harvest, be sure to check out our recipe board. Want to stay out of the kitchen? Perhaps our Disaster Prevention Checklist or Autumn Maintenance Checklist can help!

 

 

October 2017

LATEST NEWS+

Save Your Home (and LA)
Know Who Your Friends Are

UPCOMING EVENTS+

Authentic Foothill Gardens
Anniversary Celebration

WHAT TO EXPECT+

Blooming Now
Sustaining Your Garden

TEAM UPDATE+

Compulsive Gardeners
Sunland Celebrates TPF

UPCOMING EVENTS+

October 21: Authentic Garden Anniversary Celebration and Workshop 

October 26-28: Native Plant Sale!

See More Events

 

 

TEAM UPDATE+

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Compulsive Gardeners
Cassy Aoyagi and Isara Ongwiseth taught a class on authentic community gardens in the Compulsives Gardening Course. Such fun!

 

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Sunland Awards TPF

The Sunland-Tujunga community recognized the Theodore Payne Foundation for its community contributions during the La Tuna fire.

 

 

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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