11376 Matteson Avenue

These garden owners had four priorities for their new landscaping.

  1. Low or no water usage
  2. Low maintenance
  3. Child friendly play space
  4. Beauty
They eliminated all the grass planted by the previous owner to cut down on their water usage, installed a combination of concrete paving areas with gravel borders for child-friendly play space, and used mainly succulents for their low water needs, low maintenance requirements, and of course, for their beauty.

They did all this work as do-it-yourself projects, in a series of steps, over
time, and at very low budget. They love the results, as do their

Please come and check it out at the 2013 Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase.