Virtual Native Plant Garden Tour, Garden 28, South Pasadena. Tour this South Pasadena native plant garden: front yard wildflowers, backyard flannel bush, flagstone paths, sustainable gardening practices.
Rainwater harvesting and infiltration
Use rainwater harvesting and infiltration techniques to catch the rain in your garden.
Garden Tour Coming Up
This Saturday and Sunday is the Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour and my house, Garden 11, is open on Saturday.Thought I’d upload a few pictures to entice you to […]
I am so excited about what is going on in my garden. Up until this very moment most of the work done in the garden has been done by me […]
How to know what you got
It is 1999. I have lived in southern California for three years, but in my current home for only one. My first gardening project is to replace the weedy grass […]
Shedding Light on the Gold
Last weekend was the Theodore Payne Foundation Garden Tour. It was wonderful showing off my garden and speaking with like-minded nature lovers. And the volunteer docents provided by Theodore Payne […]
Overcast and Cool: So Cal Gardening Weather
Temperatures in the 60s, completely overcast, and a forecast of rain. A storm is approaching and will be here this evening or tomorrow bringing high winds and rain. I love […]
Getting Started – Part 3 of 3
So let’s review. There are many ways to convert a traditional lawn-dominated landscape into a sustainable, lively habitat garden. At one extreme there is the clean slate method where everything […]
Just haven’t had the time to update this blog but will get a new post up after tomorrow night’s talk for the San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of the California Native […]
I have been holding back on you. The last time I posted something about what I am doing in the garden was a while ago. On July 22nd I ruminated […]