Changing Zones
It's not often that we're asked to stretch ourselves.  This past year, however, I was presented with that opportunity in landscaping a site that was quite different from the usual residential lots I encounter in Southern California. Through all my years in business, I've become accustomed to working in a climate that supports year-round planting, year-round foliage and year-round lush views.  In this case, I received a call to design a garden in the mountains above Southern California - and I jumped at the chance to