Wonderful Water Garden in Woodland Hills

Seven years ago, Ellya Calig had a heart attack. When he recovered, the Woodland Hills contractor and master craftsman grabbed a shovel and began to dig up his backyard to install a water pond. ̶...

Water Lilies

You would have to include the Sunland Water Gardens among the lesser-known, if not hidden, horticultural treasures of our area. Carrying more than 200 varieties of water plants, this floating nursery...

Old Bathtub = Water Garden

Only a gardener could truly appreciate the possibilities inherent in a discarded bathtub, a tree stump and a large rock fragment. We gardeners were the first recyclers. We saw seedlings emerge from r...

Trees to Plant Next to a Pond

Question: 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 tak...