Category : Drought Tolerant Lawns

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UC VERDE DROUGHT TOLERANT LAWN TEST IN LOS ANGELES: YEAR 6

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I started a trial for the UC Verde drought tolerant lawn in 2009 to see how it would grow and thrive in my very dry Los Angeles climate. These are the claims made by the developers of the UC Verde…

0 Comments / 1160 View / October 9, 2015

UC Verde Lawn Test in Los Angeles: Part 4

UC Verde Lawn Test in Los Angeles: Part 4

UC Verde Before Mulch

Week 11 Report on UC Verde drought tolerant lawn in Los Angeles: My  lawn's progress report is way behind! I felt like I was going to be receiving my "lawn report card"  when a representative from Fora Source, the distributer for…

15 Comments / 1698 View / August 23, 2009

UC Verde Lawn Test in Los Angeles: Part 3

UC Verde Lawn Test in Los Angeles: Part 3

UC Verde Week 4 #1

I am 4 weeks into my UC Verde lawn test. The temperature in the San Fernando Valley has been peaking in the low 100’s this week so I’ve been especially vigilant about making sure the new grass plugs don’t dry…

15 Comments / 1302 View / July 15, 2009

UC Verde Lawn: Test Part 2

UC Verde Lawn: Test Part 2

UC Verde flat

Have you ever waited for water to boil? It seems to take forever when you are focusing on it, doesn’t it? This is how I feel, waiting for my new UC Verde test lawn to fill-in here in Los Angeles….

7 Comments / 605 View / June 26, 2009

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UC Verde Lawn Test in Los Angeles: Part 1

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I'm putting "UC Verde," a variety of buffalo grass, ( (Buchloe Dactyloides) to the test in my yard. UC Verde grass was developed by the University of California for dry, desert climates such as ours in Los Angeles as well as Arizona, Nevada  andTexas.     This  creeping red fescue…

18 Comments / 4053 View / June 11, 2009

An “Alternate Lawn” as a Lawn Alternative!

An “Alternate Lawn” as a Lawn Alternative!

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I've killed many lawns in my day. On purpose. I just love gardens more than lawns and  I had a good excuse anyway. There is a drought problem  in Los Angeles and lawns require more water and fertilizing to maintain than other plants do. What…

20 Comments / 543 View / June 8, 2009

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