Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour 2016

The Olsen family in Manhattan Beach had a lawn and circular driveway that was good for little more than taking up space -- and sucking down water. So they completely revamped them into a drought-tolerant design that is a little bit Cali and a whole lot of zen. It earned them a spot on this weekend's Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour, showcasing dozens of home gardens in and around Los Angeles.

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