'The American lawn feels irresponsible': the LA homes ditching grass for drought-friendly gardens
With water a precious commodity in California, residents are turning to native plants - saving money without sacrificing beautyA lush green lawn has long been a symbol of the perfect American home. But as a prolonged drought reshapes life in California, many residents are rethinking what a beautiful yard should look like.In Los Angeles, which imposed sweeping restrictions on outdoor water use this year, thirsty lawns are out - and California native plants are in. From mansions in Brentwood to old family homes in Koreatown to neighborhoods in South LA, Angelenos are installing climate-friendly yards full of California buckwheat, toyon, sage, and succulents, and building in garden features to help conserve and retain the state's limited rainwater. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/24/los-angeles-drought-resistant-plants-lawns-landscaping
Zdroj: The Guardian
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