Common name:Southern Sword Fern
Botanical name:Nephrolepis cordifolia
Nephrolepis cordifolia is tough and easy to grow. This fern has bright green, narrow, upright fronds in tufts to 2'-3' tall. Fronds have closely spaced, finely toothed leaflets.
Common name:Coast Live Oak
Botanical name:Quercus agrifolia
The Coast Live Oak is an evergreen round headed tree. It can reach 15'-40' high and 20' wide; it grows very well from the coastal areas to the interior valleys. It is native to California, is drought tolerant, and attracts butterflies.
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Large gravel and boulder area serves as a catch basin for the back yard rain water.
This wood catwalk leads off the deck and transitions to flagstone walk.
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Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.
Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.