I agree about the comment regarding native plants. In that direction, my one thought was that if you compare shorter-lived native perennial plantings to longer-lived non-native “ornamentals” then, yes, you will have to replace plants that have shorter life expectancies sooner. What if you compared longer-lived native shrubs with the lo…[Read more]
All plants are native to somewhere.
Ignorance is bliss. To hold onto this perspective you describe that is held by your boss, he/she really has to live, eat, work and shop with his/her eyes completely shut to all new landscape construction these days, especially in California. Not to mention ignoring increasingly stringent new construction code…[Read more]