Mar Vista's "insanely popular" Green Garden Showcase this Saturday will present drought resistant landscaping, edible gardens, composting techniques, water capture and even chickens! More than 80 homes will be open to the public.
Twenty garden designers will be on hand to discuss landscape designs that save water and power. Thirteen homes will have their solar power installers there to explain the ins and outs of leasing or buying panels.
Click the following list for locations on the tour with examples of: blower free zones, cactus and succulents, California natives, Certified Wildlife Habitat, chickens, composting, edible, fruit trees, rain barrels, rock gardens, solar panels.
This year's garden showcase will also include a tour of solar-powered homes along with a bicycle tour. Download the maps and take the self-guided tour anytime between 11 am to 4 pm. Cost: Free.
More information: Official Website