Get Your Hands Dirty!

Sierra Madre Weekly. October 18, 2015: After months of landscape demolition, grading and irrigation work, the Community Planting Day is finally here! The Sierra Madre Garden Club and City of Sierra Madre are seeking eager volunteers to help replenish the landscape outside City Hall with beautiful drought-resistant plants. The event is part of a joint community project aimed at saving water and demonstrating the beauty and economic benefits of native plant gardens!

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Outdoor Kitchens Put Guests CenterStage July 29, 2015. By Lori Johnston: These kitchens with bars place guests in the middle of the action and showcase sensational style from coast to coast.

Hey California, You Can Still Have a Lawn!

Los Angeles Times. July 23, 2015. By Janet Kinosian: The poor traditional Southern California lawn. Our flat green grass turfs have been beaten up and bullied with calls to replace them. But how many people know there are numerous drought-tolerant grass species well suited for the Southern California climate that still have the general look and feel of lawn as we know it?