"My passion and message is that water-wise gardens are gorgeous."

Landscapes for Southern California: Gardens Designed with Thought and Purpose

Philosophy

My Basic Philosophy:
We have a problem. Here is the whole deal in short – water is not a renewable resource.

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Thank you for your interest in my services. To clarify what I do: I am a landscape designer with over 25 years experience in the area of residential and commercial design.

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SPRING Babies!

The fact that I have no grandchildren while the rest of my siblings produce progeny at a...

Tired Tomatoes

Gonna take two weeks Gonna have a fine vacation Gonna take my problem To the United...

A Plant for the 4th of July

Every now and then I make an attempt to learn more about  landscape photography. Which...

A Little Bit of Lawn

Being water-wise does not mean you cannot have a lawn.  But it does mean that you give...

Reason # 438 why I love my job

Yesterday was fun. I went plant shopping for my own garden.  The term ‘garden’ as...

A Courtyard in the Front

I loved working on this one.  My clients were gardeners with a great sense of design....

A Water-Wise Cottage Garden

When I say water-wise, I don’t necessarily mean no water, or complete...

Mexican Lobelia – Lobelia laxiflora

Not to be confused with the blue flowered annual of this genus (Lobelia erinus), Lobelia...

No More Lawn

Wall to wall lawn is the number one problem as it regards water usage in the landscape....

Colorful Parkway

Parkways are generally a big waste of water when they contain turf. Difficult to...

Wild & Windy Site

The clients wanted a landscape they could walk through, with habitat plantings, an area...