Journalist Emily Green wrote an excellent article about summer water in the native garden. In her article “Watering Native Plants in Summer, Or Not“, Green discusses the varying opinions about summer water in the native garden from various authorities on the topic – Tree of Life Nursery included.
Emily Green is a long-time garden writer for the LA Times and various other publications. She has recently branched out with a blog at www.chanceofrain.com. At this incredibly informative site, Green contributes stories about Water in the West, namely due to our current shortages.
She notes that an opportunity has arisen for all of us to learn a new gardening ethic and has a section of the blog dedicated to “The Dry Garden“. Features from the Dry Garden can be found weekly in the LA Times Home Section.