This drought tolerant licorice plant has a unique look

This drought tolerant licorice plant has a unique look

July 24, 2015 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

Who says that nonstop flowering plants are every gardener’s dream? Sometimes foliage can just as easily make your day, your nighttime dreams and even your year, since a lot of memorable foliage happens to be evergreen so you are privileged to see it each time you step into your garden.Read More

Pathways complete, carpet of mulch spread. (Photo by Cathy Hake)

From thirsty lawn to drought-tolerant landscaping to LADWP rebate, step by step

October 3, 2014 at 4:52 pm Comments are Disabled

Cathy Hake and her husband recently performed a makeover of their front yard in Valley Village. Hake took advantage of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s rebate program, which now offers up to $3 per square foot for lawn that is removed in favor of drought-tolerant plants. TheRead More

The magic of growing perfect plants is based on location, location, location

The magic of growing perfect plants is based on location, location, location

June 5, 2014 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

If, before visiting Louise Olson’s private home and garden, you were not a plant lover, you would, in all likelihood, become a plant lover before your visit was over. Olson, retired from a career in media advertising, lives in the hilly Cahuenga Pass opposite Universal Studios, and has a knackRead More