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The following articles present a wide variety of information and inspiration, ranging from poetry to environmental issues, regarding landscape in California.  The articles are orgainized by theme and can be found on the left hand side of the page.  Most recently added articles are found below.  As a registered Member, we encourage your comments and insights to continue dialogue and raise awareness.

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  • Does Rainwater Harvesting Make "Cents" in Dry California?

    Does Rainwater Harvesting Make "Cents" in Dry California?

    Friday February 25, 2011

    Take a quick look at the economics and benefits of rainwater harvesting in California.

  • Winter Veggie Garden:  What works well?

    Winter Veggie Garden: What works well?

    Wednesday February 02, 2011

    Contributor Jeff Robbins offers some practical advise for vegetable gardening in California's mild winter months.

  • Key Tenets of Sustainability in the Landscape

    Key Tenets of Sustainability in the Landscape

    Thursday January 27, 2011

    To help further define "sustainability" in the landscape, Landscape Resource has compiled four basic tenets. Implementation of these tenets takes thought and care but produces a landscape better suited to benefit the environment and its myria

  • Sustainable Garden Design - Top 10 Ways To Green your Garden

    Sustainable Garden Design - Top 10 Ways To Green your Garden

    Wednesday January 12, 2011

    Out of the countless ways a conventional landscape can become more green and sustainable, weve compiled ten easy suggestions to implement over time. Most of the below can be done in a few hours, cost little or no money at all, and provide tangible res

  • Website Video Introduction

    Website Video Introduction

    Wednesday January 05, 2011

    A short video illustrates some of the unique features and tools Landscape Resource has made available to the community.

  • Why California Natives?

    Why California Natives?

    Tuesday January 04, 2011

    Native plants are plants that existed in California prior to European discovery and settlement. Over many thousands of years...

  • Share your Landscape and Win!

    Share your Landscape and Win!

    Monday January 03, 2011

    Details and rules for the Share your Landscape and Win! program which begins in 2011.

  • Smart Irrigation Controller FAQs

    Smart Irrigation Controller FAQs

    Saturday January 01, 2011

    With an ever increasing demand for efficient landscaping practices, the irrigation industry is beginning to roll out smart irrigation controllers intended for the homeowner. These controllers, when used to their full capabilities and in conjunction with

  • What is Landscape Sustainability?

    What is Landscape Sustainability?

    Sunday September 19, 2010

    As Californians, we live in a time and place that demands radical thinking and sustainable action if we are to preserve and improve the quality of life for future generations.

  • California Native Plant Community Information

    California Native Plant Community Information

    Thursday September 16, 2010

    The California native plant information presented on this site is intended to whet the appetite of the novice plant enthusiast and satisfy the deeper curiosity of a vast number of landscape professionals. This is accomplished by presenting quality native

  • Kill Your Lawn!

    Kill Your Lawn!

    Monday August 30, 2010

    Removing or reducing the amount of turf you have on your property to make way for a native landscape is a wonderfully rewarding experience!

  • Living Fountain

    Living Fountain

    Sunday May 16, 2010

    Conserving water, providing habitat for wildlife, and adding beauty to the garden, the Living Fountain is a new way of thinking about graywater systems.