Category Archives: Stormwater Management

The Soil is the Solution

In 2009 I fell in love …. With the Soil. Forever I have been enchanted by Nature. And in pursuit of that passion, graduated from UCLA extension with a degree in landscape architect in 2007. But it was for the … Continue reading

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Building a Rain Garden

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day.  It had rained earlier in the week but this morning it was cool and crisp, with a bright sun coming up behind the trees.  The snack table was being set, signs … Continue reading

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Native Garden Goes in at West High School in Torrance

Kudos to the science teachers at Torrance’s West High School!  And the City of Torrance for supporting them in creating an outdoor learning laboratory in the form of a native garden on campus.  I, along with Tom Rau, as instructors … Continue reading

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Rainwater Harvesting

Pitter patter, pitter patter.  The sweet sound of rain, an especially lovely sound in Southern California.  I stand in my open doorway, inhaling the scent of rain and wet earth.  I am fascinated by the alternating rhythms of the weather, … Continue reading

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