I will try and catch up with the authors as they make their tour nearby.

I could use a lot of advice like this in sprucing up my own garden.

Seen in The Dry Garden: ‘Reimagining the California Lawn’ from L.A. at Home by Craig Nakano

Maybe you want to remove your lawn. Maybe you want to shrink it to make way for flowers, food plants or a shade tree. Maybe you don’t know what you want. A new book written by three of California’s most knowledgeable horticulturists lays out options.

It would be disingenuous to treat “Reimagining the California Lawn: Water-Conserving Plants, Practices, and Designs” like any other garden book. It’s not. The authors have close to rock-star status in California horticulture, something they possessed even before the publication of their first book in 2005, “California Native Plants for the Garden.”

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