The Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase returns on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pictured: Tour mascot Beau Finnegan, in his front garden.
( Maggie Begley)
Designer Jacky Surber of Urbafloria removed a substantial amount of grass and replaced it with myoporum and other plants. The Sherman Oaks garden will be included on the APLD Garden Tour on April 8. To see the before photo, click to the next photo.
(Jacky Surber )
The Sherman Oaks garden before the turf was removed.
The Eriksson garden in Pasadena will be among six private gardens that will be open to the public at the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Tour on April 22.
The Fischer Garden in Hancock Park will be open to the public as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Tour on May 6.
Rusted files resemble an L.A. skyline in the front yard of Chris Elwell and Kory Odell’s home which features salvaged items and native plants. It will be open to the public as part of the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants tour in Los Angeles on April 14.
(Genaro Molina )
The Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase will highlight various sustainable practices on April 28.