For a Los Feliz frontyard, couple's gardening skills are taxed. A low-water parterre brings symmetry, water-savings and less work.
Many Californians appear to be taking up Gov. Jerry Brown's call for the removal of 50 million square feet of lawn energetically and enthusiastically. But all
Instead of recruiting gardeners interested in volunteering, Yvonne Savio of the master gardener program looked for volunteers interested in gardening, specifically to help low-income communities.
Fox TV executive Jeffrey Glaser's home in the Beverlywood neighborhood of L.A. becomes a butterfly- and neighbor-attracting garden when grass is replaced.
The push to replace turf with low-water landscaping is reaching parkways. There are some issues to consider before tearing out that grass.
For one home on the Theodore Payne Foundation Native Plant Garden Tour, the fruits of a year of study become a memorial.
Experts offer drought gardening tips, including using bark, adding drought-tolerant plants, limiting watering and planting artificial grass.
In Southern California's drought, the water-wise lawn might include diehard native plants and rocks or gravel instead of plants.