An Interview with Voyage LA

By tonipogue

I had a wonderful time doing an interview with Voyage LA Magazine recently. We talked about landscape design as a tool to improve health and well being, how the field is adjusting to climate change,…

Three Ways to Lose Your Lawn

By tonipogue

Ready to replace your lawn with a low-water, low-maintenance landscape? You have several choices. I often hear that people don’t want their lawn any longer but think the only other option is a yard full of rock and cacti. While you can certainly have a desert landscape, it’s not your only option.

Where do lawns come from?

By tonipogue

Do you ever wonder where the idea of a clipped green carpet around the house comes from? It may seem like lawns have been around forever, and while the rich have certainly planted them for hundreds of years, lawns as a default yard choice in America have only been around since the 1950s.