The right trees for your home

Question: We were in the path of an incredible windstorm last year in the San Gabriel Valley. It took out all of our large trees. Since we now get to start from scratch, I would love some advice abou...

What to plant near a pond

Q: We have a small backyard with a small pond in one corner. When we had the yard landscaped, we ended up with two Melaleucas near the pond. Bottom line, the roots from the Melaleucas have taken over...

Dog-Proof Ground Cover

Many neighborhood dogs are destroying our front grass. Do you know any variety of grass or plant we could put down so they won’t find this area attractive? Would prefer not to, but next step is...