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Beverlywood low-water redo brings carrots, conversation and cash too
Beverlywood low-water redo brings carrots, conversation and cash too

For Jeffrey and Linda Glaser, getting rid of their Beverlywood front lawn was a no-brainer. "When our daughter was little, we used our frontyard, but not anymore," said Jeffrey Glaser, an executive at 20th Century Fox Television. "We're in a drought. You don't have to be a scientist to figure this out." The couple worked with gardening consultant Christy Wilhelmi, whom they met at last year's Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase tour, to tear out the 3,000-square-foot lawn in October and replace it with drought-tolerant plants, water-conserving California natives and edibles. They also added a bioswale to collect water from one of four new rain barrels,...

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