Drought to persist or intensify

California is red on the most recent edition of the US Seasonal Drought Outlook, along with western Nevada, south Texas, Louisiana, central Oklahoma, central Washington, pockets of northern Montana and western faces of the Hawaiian islands.


Source: National Weather Service. To link to the US Seasonal Drought Outlook webpage, click on the map image.


To be taken to the Weekly Drought Monitor website, click on image.

July dry gardening events

WE CAN change the world … by treating it sensibly and artfully. What’s more, for Western gardeners, it’s fun. Click here for a full calendar of dry gardening events around Southern California. If you like the look of the Epilobium californica pictured below and blooming now in native gardens across the region with scarcely a drop of water, don’t miss Lili Singer’s “Look Ma, no lawn!” courses for the Theodore Payne Foundation

Epilobium californica. Photo: Native Sons. Click on photo for link to Native Sons nursery

Lili Singer of the Theodore Payne Foundation