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Lantana is a great plant for attracting butterflies. This drought tolerant plant is also rabbit resistant due to the slight toxicity of the foliage (don't use in back yards with small kids or dogs). Lantana comes in a wide variety of colors. 'Confetti' and 'New Gold' are my favorite and are pictured above.
Photo by Doug Kalal
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This backyard had a tricky 4' elevation change to deal with. By using Country Manor Keystone walls, I created a terraced patio with planters. The patio was formed with Stone Top Pavers from RCP Block & Brick. The landscape was built by Green Gardens Landscape Construction. Photo by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's residence in La Jolla.
One way to have a nice green slope in front of your home is use artificial turf. This works best for a design with clean simple lines. ...
Mow strips can be made from any solid material used to separate the lawn from a planting bed. They allow a law mower to trim the gras...
Here are those stairs in construction. Photos by Doug Kalal, taken at a client's garden in Rancho Bernardo.
As mentioned in previous posts, San Diego is the land of many slopes. I have talked about the plants for the slope, now let’s talk about...