New California Garden series

APLD Designer Bernadette Balics Featured in Pacific Horticulture Magazine

Sacramento district member Bernadette Balics was featured in the summer 2017 issue of Pacific Horticulture magazine, the third in a series of articles featuring APLD designers. The Planting the New California Garden series illustrates how water-use data from WUCOLS can be translated into lush, unthirsty gardens. Bernadette designed a sprawling garden on the outskirts of Davis with low plantings to preserve the long vistas of the surrounding farmland and hills. A perfect example of how drought-tolerant plantings can feel sumptuous, the garden brims with intermingling foliage and flowers, inviting visitors to stroll the boardwalk while pollinators hover and dip.

Link to story: https://www.pacifichorticulture.org/articles/planting-new-california-garden-part-3-bernadette-balics/

Low plantings to preserve long vistas of the surrounding farmland and hills. Credit: Jennifer Jewell

Low plantings to preserve long vistas of the surrounding farmland and hills.
Credit: Jennifer Jewell