Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Yard
Given our current drought situation in Southern California, THIS was the best year to take out our front lawn and put in native, drought tolerant plants. My city offered us $1 per square foot of lawn that we took out and replaced with native, drought tolerant plants, so we jumped on board with that. I don't even miss that green lawn - it was full of weeds and expensive to keep it green in the summer. We landscaped it so that there is plenty of room for these plants to grow and fill i…
California Dreaming: a Davis Dalbok garden - Gallery - Garden Design
Davis Dalbok and an East Coast transplant respect a classic Eichler bungalow and complete the vision of "living in the garden." Now that's worth celebrating.
Feature Friday ? A Shady Surprise
ASTILBE A shady surprise of beauty that takes our breath away. This perennial is the hallmark of the shade garden and compliments a dense, fern-like foliage with a beautiful spot of color that is sometimes referred to as a "goat's beard". Why your customers will love Astilbes... You know that one spot that
>This article refers to the narrow strip of lawn area about 4’ wide that runs between the sidewalk and curbside in many neighborhoods. First of all, this is public eas…
Creating Tomorrow's Garden Today!
Things have changed a lot since I was a kid and had the job to rake leaves from under shrubs to tidy up. As an adult, I’ve watched gardening philosophy among the backyard populace—mine included—gradually head back to the sustainable practices followed by our forebears. Since I planted my first tree