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  • ... gutters, driveways, streets, and stormdrains discharge local rain into the Pacific. California has been told by Governor Brown to ... river rock set in troughs fed by a gutter downspout. Rain gardens can be sharply modern or rustic, concealed or integrated into the ...
  • ... plants because in nearly 20 years of growing cosmopolitan gardens on land where lawn used to be around homes and a large school, I've ... in the landscape. The series does not address kitchen gardens or summer annuals -- that subject is capably covered elsewhere at ...
  • Autumn is the ideal time of year to work in the garden: temperatures are mild and you can assess the results of your spring and summer plantings.
  • ... District of Southern California start at $2/square foot. Local city water companies such as the Los Angeles Department of Water and ... are not meant to pay the full replacement costs of new gardens . They are enticements. How much do new gardens cost? At the high ...
  • ... how they can conserve at home while keeping their gardens green — and we're not just talking about lawns and landscaping. Vegetable gardens need a fair amount of water to thrive in the summer, so is it still ... on a farm and transport it to a supermarket. (Hooray for local food!) To reap maximum yield with a minimum of resources, follow these ...
  • ... Garden Plants we love on hikes might not work in our gardens . The three co-authors of this book -- Bart O'Brien, a former ... County April 19: Claremont Eclectic: A Tour of Six Local Gardens , Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden , Claremont March ...
  • ... streetscapes and shade trees done by ill-considered rebate gardens . Part Two looked at how to start planning for a rebate project. Part ... in the City of Los Angeles, where combined regional and local turf rebates have pushed the bounty on lawn up to $3.75 per square ...
  • ... for canopies. "The hills and lowlands are carpeted with living green, the air is redolent with mingled odors of roses and orange ... realize that the answer is: Barring a disastrously low local rain year, probably yes. They can support their trees. They would be ...
  • ... precisely nowhere for human beings actually to make their living from the land." This being so, our conception of wilderness "can offer ... ask anyone who had to flee the wind-whipped Padua Fire, a local outbreak of the larger 2003 Grand Prix conflagration: it torched the ...
  • ... at farmers' markets. I also spotted it for sale at our local Mexican market, and was tempted to make the classic Central Mexican ...

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