Educating Los Angeles
The groundbreaking of the Theodore Payne Foundation’s state of the art education center marks the expansion of robust education efforts designed to help LA residents young and young at heart understand and work with our delicate natural environment. The project will add two classrooms; demonstration gardens; parking facilities; and bathroom upgrades to the site, tripling the organization’s class-hosting capacity.
Camellias vs. Carpenteria
Blooms Beneath the Dappled Light of Oak Canopies The dappled […]
Wildland to Urban Garden (2/2)
Bringing the Wild to Urban Spaces Last month, we noted […]
Wildland Adjacent Garden (1/2)
Closely mirroring nature produces very clear, meaningful benefits when it […]
Lilac vs. Lilac
The Battle Between East and West The fragrance of […]
A Rosy Future for Rose Gardens
3 Design Strategies for Sustainable Rose Gardens Many non-native […]
2014’s Carrots and Sticks
Cities and governmental organizations throughout the county began offer intricate incentives for drought tolerant landscaping and rate hikes for excessive water use . There is evidence these programs have produced the intended consequences.
Extra-Credit Water Savers
Three simple landscaping decisions produce profound and powerful water savings: replacing a traditional lawn with an IdealMow® lawn alternative, integrating smart irrigation, and planting natives. The first two alone can save more than 70 percent of the water you use outdoors.
Porch to Plate Pumpkins
PUMPKIN PUDDING Courtesy of Jennie Cook of Cook’s Catering. The […]