Native landscaping should thrive – not wash away – in heavy El Nino rains

Photo: Suzi Leavens
Photo: Suzi Leavens

By Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze.

Native landscaping should thrive – not wash away – in heavy El Nino rains

“After four years of drought finished off your lawn, you finally invested in native landscaping, complete with succulents, meadow flowers and herbs and wood chips.

But are those drought-resistant designs also flood-proof?

Or will it all drown or be uprooted, with your beloved cactuses rushing in a water wave toward the storm drains, with the predicted monster El Niño coming our way?…”