Today’s photo is from Susan Morrison in California’s San Francisco Bay area. She says: “This house is in the older part of my neighborhood and unfortunately a lot of the trees are still treated this way, but this particular house is the WORST!! It’s like an homage to bad seventies landscaping, with the pollarded trees, lone juniper bush, and the horrible Italian cypress hedge. Even a water-sucking lawn would be a welcome addition. I drove by a couple of days ago, and three weeks later, they still haven’t cleaned up the branches. Of course the flipside of older neighborhoods is that they are often planted with the classic California combination of rosemary and California poppies. When this wonderfully low-maintenance combination starts to bloom, it’s a sure sign that spring is here.” Thanks for sending in these great photos, Susan!
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