We’re in Northridge, California today, visiting with Terry Sanders:
This is a photo of one of the parking strips in front of my house. During the Covid lockdown I removed all of my grass and installed drip irrigation and mostly pollinator plants. The pink flowers are gaura (Oenothera lindheimeri, Zone 5 – 9) and Penstemon digitalis (Zone 3 – 8).
The parking strip in summer. A red rose blooms with a blue salvia that looks like Salvia uliginosa (Zone 6 – 9)
I am very lucky to have very good soil because I live on a creek that used to flood during the winter before it was cemented in. Pretty much everything grows.
My front yard. I like to collect old wooden chairs and paint them
My front yard from the street with everything overgrown
Intricately patterned tiles add even more color.
A wicker sculpture forms a focal point in the lush greenery.
An array of perfect pink roses.
Cheerful marigolds (Tagetes patula, annual) covered with flowers.
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