Monthly archive for January 2017

Landscaping Ideas for Foodscaping Your Yard

Join the Movement – Grow your own Food! Foodscaping sometimes called edible landscaping or front yard farming is a type of landscaping in which all or major areas of a lawn on private property or sometimes public property are used to grow food. Join Sustainability Expert Mike Garcia, Founder of Los Angeles Sustainable Landscaping on Saturday, February 4 at 2:00 pm for his presentation on Foodscaping, which includes all

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Drainage and Hard Rains

California friendly Garden Many in southern California have completely changed their former lawn dominated yards into drought tolerant or “California Friendly” gardens.  This entailed ripping out all or most of the grass with surfaces like decomposed granite (DG) or laying down different sizes of gravel.  This type of landscape works well in southern California, until heavy rains begin to fall, as happened last week.  Why the surprise? When

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