Posts made in January, 2012

Garden Styles and Gardening Concepts

Posted on Jan 10, 2012

The cooler months are the perfect time in Southern California to begin planning your Spring garden project, whether that is to completely redo your gardens or to simply make changes to an existing flower bed. There are three words that we are hearing on a regular basis in the gardening community: sustainable, green and Xeriscape. These three terms or garden concepts have overlapping meanings that can cause some confusion. They are not garden styles, but rather descriptions of the practices to be used in the garden. Wikipedia has a great definition of the concept of a sustainable garden, which is “integrate environmental, social and economic factors in an attempt to...

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