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Rethinking the Lawn: Low Water Design and Sheetmulching Can Save the Day
Residential Landscape Architecture Newsletter, Spring 2012
by Kat Weiss, ASLA

Water for landscape and lawn use may not be as critical an issue in other parts of the country as it is in the Western states, but the use of fertilizers and pesticides, electricity or gas to mow, and labor to care for lawns are universal issues. If you’re thinking of retrofitting an existing lawn, your options for design are many, but you still have the starting point of: “What to do to get rid of this big green carpet?”
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Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour, May 6
SF Gate
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
by Joe Eaton, Ron Sullivan

We don't need serious acreage to create a haven for Californian plants and animals - and for ourselves. Tim and Chris Boczanowski’s Livermore garden is a pocket-size transformation from the ordinary. In a 1,400-square-foot space, the Boczanowskis and designer Kat Weiss have made room for a quiet cup of coffee, or a small party with unexpected but welcome guests.
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