The APLD CA Oct-Nov Newsletter features impressions of the APLD International Landscape Design Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Also included are local district updates and upcoming events. Click on the image below to view and download this issue.
APLD CA Newsletter August 2016 Click on the image below to download this issue.
Special advocacy issue: a new dawn in Sacramento Celebrating newly certified members “Designed by an APLD Member” signs make their debut APLD District Updates
APLD Design Award Winners in California Guide to 2016 APLD California Sponsors APLD-Sponsored Tours and Events NEW APLD District Pages Designer Spotlight Book Review, Opportunities, and more Click on the cover page below to view and download the April Issue Or, click on this link: http://www.apldca.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/APLDCA-April-Newsletter-2016-1.pdf (it’s a big file, and may take up to a minute […]
The APLD “Ask a Designer” display garden and advice booth marks its third year at the 2016 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show with “Lawn—Long Ago”, a demonstration of the many options to re-imagine your garden without a thirsty cool season lawn. The garden invites visitors with a cozy sitting area, plants to screen out the street, […]
“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” — Maya Angelou It is a rare garden designer, contractor, or maintenance person who has never specified, planted, or contended in some way with confusion or concern over horticultural invasives like Nassella tenuissima (Mexican Feather Grass), Pennisetum setaceum (Green Fountain Grass), or just […]
Our January/February Newsletter is here! Click on the image to download.
Tuffy Plants for the New California Garden All landscape designers are on a timeless search for the perfect supporting players that hold a garden together—no matter what the conditions. The rains had not yet begun when I got a chance last October to talk with Todd Layt, of Ozbreed Pty Ltd in NSW […]
By Debbie Gliksman I was extremely honored to receive the Merit Award for Cost Efficient Projects in the 2014 APLD Landscape Design Awards for my own garden. The challenge was to implement my core beliefs – creating a beautiful, functional and environmentally friendly space – within a tight budget of $20,000. I replaced the cracked, […]
On September 10th and 11th, members of the California Chapter Board, District Legislative representatives, and other interested members met in Sacramento to establish the framework for APLD-CA’s engagement of legislative issues and processes. APLD leaders from across the state engaged in presentations and discussions from industry partners and successful political organizations on how to strategize, […]