Category Archives: What Were They Thinking? – Landscape Booboos

Do Trees Dream?

In a strip 4 x 8, they pile the dirt.  And in the dirt they dig a hole.  And in the hole they put a tree.  It is a young tree, delicate limbs, thin bark, roots just beginning to spread. … Continue reading

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Department of Public Works – Sediment Management Plan

Earlier this year I wrote about the crime that was committed when the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works bulldozed a priceless oak woodland in Arcadia to create a dumping ground for river sediment that had built up in … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking? – Landscape Foibles

I’ve walked this street with my mom for years now, and each time I do, I can’t help but stop by this one garden and wonder, ‘what were they thinking?’ But after remembering the many mistakes I made while I … Continue reading

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