Are Organic Gardening Products Safer? A Pro Landscaper Weighs In
We like organic labels on gardening products. They make us feel all warm and toasty inside because they imply that they are safer. But when you compare organic products to their non-organic counterparts, you might be shocked to find that organic products can be likely more toxic, even when compared to the scariest one of them all, glyphosate.
Five Common Plants to Avoid When Creating Your Green Spaces in L.A.
Almost every time I visit a property with landscaping issues, the problem starts with bad design: the wrong plants in the wrong place. Here's advice from a third-generation L.A. landscaper and noted taco expert.
A Cat Person’s Complete Guide On What to Do When You Find Stray Kittens In Los Angeles
We are in the middle of kitten season, when most kittens are born, and shelters and rescues brace themselves as though the ensuing tidal wave of tragedy is a foregone conclusion. It will be until we as a community can rally to make things better.
El Sereno’s Guerrilla Gardeners Sow Native Plants To Resist Gentrification In Developer-Contested Land
Local activists are hoping to prevent the overdevelopment, gentrification, and displacement that has affected so much of the Eastside and Northeast by prioritizing green spaces and community ownership while centering the natural heritage of the neighborhood: "A lot of us have relationships with those hills that are being saved. They’re our roots, our connection to our home. That connection to the land and connection to home is something we all long for and try to hold onto... "