Department

Horticulture and Crop Science Department

Degree Name

BS in Environmental Horticultural Science

Date

6-2010

Advisor(s)

Tiffany Faulstich

Abstract/Summary

This project will involve designing and installing a drought friendly landscape in Los Angeles County, specifically in the San Fernando Valley where water restrictions are among the harshest. Along with being a landscape that needs little water, the design also needs to be safe for small children and pets. The backyard that will be designed has a large pool and a small rock garden area with a few succulent plants and some dying groundcover chaotically tossed in. The aim of this project is to design and install a landscape that is easily maintained, safe, and visually appealing while still following the strict water restrictions of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

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