In 2012, we began planning a new office landscape with a focus on native plants, grasses, shrubs and trees that would be
- well-adapted to the climate and soil
During the first phase, we removed the old landscape from one area near the entrance to the office. We added cypress mulch and drip irrigation.
We then planted buffalo grass, a drought-tolerant, low-mow native, as well as specimen plantings of other native grasses, a variety of wildflowers, as well as shrubs and trees. We added weatherproof labels and watched the garden take shape.
The goal was to create a landscape attract to pollinators throughout the growing season that would also be a great outdoor classroom during workshops and tours.