About the Author
- Marianne Simon
- Marianne has been working as a landscape designer since 2000. She received her certificate in Landscape Architecture from UCLA Extension, and spent two and a half years with Katherine Spitz Associates, Landscape Architects. With a passion for sustainability, she became a Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional with G3, and is now one of their regular instructors. In 2010 she was selected as one of 3 designers to develop a sustainable demonstration garden at Santa Monica's Airport Park. In a previous life she was also a writer, performer and director, and is now bringing all her passions home once more.
Category Archives: Natural Wonders
They say that First Tuesday meetings are different than most. And this summer hike up in Topanga was no exception. Fifteen women, accompanied by the howls of the coyotes and the dance of a dozen fireflies, made their way up … Continue reading
Are You Smarter Than a Slime Mold? Now that may seem like a ridiculous question. Of course I’m smarter than a slime mold. Wait, what’s a slime mold? I actually had little information on what they were or what they … Continue reading
How many of us, at the age of 6 or 7 believed in magic? I certainly know I did. Sometimes it was jumping on my parent’s bed playing ‘I dream of Jeannie’ with my sister. Wearing my hair in a … Continue reading