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  1. Drought-tolerant can be Zen

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    October 6, 2015 by Hope Gardens

    Using different hardscape materials, clumping bamboo, fountain grass, pittosporum, flax, society garlic, succulents and fountains and sculpture. I think tucking …
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  2. Planting the Parkway

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    September 29, 2015 by Hope Gardens

    Here’s a list of all the great groundcovers and low-growing plants you can add to your parkway and still get …
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  3. What to know about the challenges of installing drought-tolerant landscapes (and the effects of the DWP rebate program)

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    September 20, 2015 by Hope Gardens

      Greetings! At Hope Gardens, the past six months have been an exciting time of growth. The DWP rebate has …
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  4. Landscaping Layout Examples

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    August 28, 2015 by Hope Gardens

    Hi all! I know design can seem very daunting so I wanted to share some ideas with you. When placing …
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  5. To future garden owners…

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    August 22, 2015 by Hope Gardens

    “Despite the gardener’s best intentions, nature will improvise.” Michael P. Garafalo Plant failure happens. And sometimes there’s no reason to …
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  6. Historic Sperling Nursery closing

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    June 28, 2015 by Hope Gardens

    Sometimes life is very hard to understand. Finding a silver lining or figuring out a place to file it is …
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  7. Don’t Terminate

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    April 7, 2015 by Hope Gardens

    I’ve had an incredible response to my post about those gravel fields passing for California-friendly gardens which are being installed …
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  8. TEN REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN’T USE TURF TERMINATORS.

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    April 3, 2015 by Hope Gardens

    1. Their gardens are ugly. Tiny plants in a grid covered in construction gravel. No. 2. They make you sign …
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  9. Drought-Tolerant Landscaping

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    May 4, 2014 by Hope Gardens

    Hope Gardens promotes a more environmentally-conscious approach to landscaping. Fortunately, this can still mean a colorful garden, full of contrast …
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  10. Hardscape

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    March 8, 2014 by Hope Gardens

    Pea gravel circle in mulch Rock formation across decomposed granite (DG) and then mulch on the other side Simple stairs… …
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