Rejected! In February, we submitted what we hoped were to be the final photos for the SoCal Water$mart Turf Replacement rebate. Unfortunately, MWD determined that we had not met the […]
This is the third installation of the Lawn Be Gone series. (Click here for Part 1 and Part 2.) We planted the garden on Saturday, January 7th, between rain events […]
Help us create a beautiful native plant demonstration garden in the Nature Park. In addition to planting colorful and aromatic plants, we will set up a temporary irrigation system. No […]
Remove your lawn simply and easily.
Volunteer at the So. Pasadena Nature Park, 6/18/22, 9-12
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.
This weekend was the Wildflower Festival at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. If you weren’t able to see the Wildflower Show, it will be open for a third day, on […]
Early explorers and settlers were awed by the variety and profusion of wildflowers throughout what would become the state of California. Hillsides in spring were painted gold, red, yellow, blue […]
I recently gave a talk on habitat gardening titled, Wilding Your Garden. Yes I know that the very title is controversial since the word wilding has a rather unpleasant meaning […]
For the past three weeks, ever since The Big Blow (windstorm on night of November 30/December 1), I have received a multitude of offers to haul away the broken tree […]