Yesterday, while driving up to the Santa Barbara project a sign caught my eye and redirected my travels to Montecito Library for their Garden and Cookbook Sale. It was fantastic!Read More
The Green Team, a recycling program at Mt. Washington Elementary, collects bottles and cans every Monday morning from the school's attending families. The donations made are applied towards school beautification projects. This year they funded the Entry Garden planting.Read More
Kitchen Gardens are a popular request at KFL, especially this time of year when the weather is warming up and clients are spending more time in their gardens. Our most recent Kitchen Garden installation consisted of fourteen pots filled with herbs/veg./citrus inspired by Southeast Asian cuisine.Read More
The TOMATOMANIA event at Tapia Brothers Farm Stand in Encino is happening all weekend. If you're considering growing tomatoes this season you don't want to miss this. These events sell around three hundred heirloom and hybrid variety seedlings.Read More
A couple days ago Mari and I visited Descanso Gardens. Spring is definitely happening over there. Many of the plants were exploding with color, much more than we had anticipated. The Tulips, Camellias, many of the CA natives (will do a separate post on them), and even a few Lilacs were showing color. Here are some photos taken during our visit-Read More
SELF REALIZATION FELLOWSHIP, MT. WASHINGTON
Here are some photos from my recent visit to the SRF. The gardens are looking exceptional these days.Read More
Our recent warm weather has motivated me to get out and take a walk around the neighborhood. Viewing the landscape & gardens at a slower pace is a nice change. Here are some things that caught my eye-Read More
Do the flowering trees seem especially prolific this year?
Here are some of my favorites currently in bloom-Read More
Today, I received a text I could not ignore. A good friend sent me an address and suggested I do a drive-by to check out this garden. This friend knows me and my likes well, so I got in my car and drove right over toEagle Rock to have a look.Read More
Some great pieces to wear both in and out of the garden-Read More
Over the years, we have been asked to design fire pits for many of our clients.
Some are simple and others more detailed, but all site specific.
Here are a some of our favorites-Read More
TO ALL NATIVE GARDEN LOVERS....
We're honored to have one of our projects included on
Theodore Payne Foundation's 2013 Native Plant Garden Tour.
Mark your calendar if you are interested in touring gardens filled with
California native plants.Read More
Showiest tree on the block (at least this week) is Acacia baileyana, commonly called Bailey Acacia. This time of year, when little is in bloom in our garden our Acacia trees puts on a beautiful show.Read More
mt. washington. This is where we live.
geographically: minutes from downtown, los angeles.
mentally: far, far outside the busy city.
we love it here, on the hill, living with nature.Read More