Rustic Canyon Home Is A Natural Beauty

Los Angeles Times. April 12, 2014. By Anne Colby: Rustic Canyon’s sylvan beauty and funky charm cast its spell on Jill Soffer a dozen years ago. She liked the neighborhood’s relaxed environment and abundance of sycamore trees and purchased a home there in 2002.

Interview with Cassy Aoyagi

Dwell on Design Blog. February 13, 2014. Sarah Amandolare: Sarah questions Cassy Aoyagi about the balance between the science of sustainability and the demands of design in creating optimal landscapes.

Instead of Lippia, Try These Lawn Substitutes

Los Angeles Times. November 9, 2013. Cassy Aoyagi: Question: When I moved to Northridge in 1951, every nursery carried flats of lippia, a cheap, tough, drought-resistant ground cover and lawn substitute. When I ordered it at a nursery, it took months to get, in spite of the fact that it is grown in Northern California, and it was expensive. Do you know why it has disappeared?