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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 / 989 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 / 1457 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 / 1131 View / July 15, 2009

UC Verde Lawn: Test Part 2

UC Verde Lawn: Test Part 2

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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 / 521 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 / 3529 View / June 11, 2009

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No Lawn Backyard Makeover: New Outdoor Living Areas

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Consider a "no lawn" backyard design to maximize the use of a small yard and create outdoor living areas! Take a look at how I was able to "stretch" the use of my client, Larry Solomon's tiny backyard into three…

42 Comments / 1604 View / August 23, 2011

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LawnReform.org: Lawn Reform Coalition Unites!

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Lawns are on many  people’s minds these days. Some are tinkering with the idea of doing away with their lawn or at least reducing its size in order to save money on watering, fertilizing and time mowing!   A new…

12 Comments / 153 View / September 14, 2009

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