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Waterwise Tips: Cut back on water and grow gorgeous roses

Want to save water? Who doesn’t in California’s long-running drought. However, not everyone wants desert-like landscape populated with mostly rocks, wood chips, and cacti . So it’s good to know, you can cut back on watering and still have gorgeous blooming roses in your garden. The rose expert at San Marino’s Huntington Library says it can be done and has thousands of spectacular roses to prove it. Tom Carruth,curator of the rose collection at The Huntington, began reducing the irrigation to “twice a week, for just 15 minutes each... Read More →

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Popular Burbank landscape workshop set for this Saturday

One of those popular free landscape workshops is set for this Saturday at the Community Services Building in Burbank. If you were thinking about signing up — it’s too late. This workshop is closed. Erika Sandoval of Burbank Water and Power says the July 12 workshop really filled up  “quickly.”   Due to the great demand, they’re putting together two for next month. The three-hour session is taught by horticulturist Tim Wheeler. This  is a “how to ” workshop covering basic landscape design, turf removal, fundamentals of irrigation... Read More →

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