Mother Nature's Backyard

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Mother Nature's Backyard is a water-wise and life-friendly demonstration garden.

Installed in the Spring of 2012, the garden is located within the Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve - funded by the West Basin Water District and the South Coast Chapter of the CA Native Plant Society.

The garden looks like a local backyard with a shady back porch and attractive permeable walkways. The garden demonstrates many ways to make your home garden more water-wise and life friendly including gutters and French drain, a rain garden, gardening based on water-zones (hydrozones, a bubbler fountain and use of California native plants for clay soils. Talks and hands-on workshops presented each month.

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