It was definitely a nice surprise to see my book The New California Landscapes featured in the June issue of San Diego Home and Garden magazine. As a labor of love, my book took nine years to produce, tackling the daunting subject of designing drought tolerant gardens specifically within the borders of California. During the time I was writing the book, our state went through the worst drought-induced water crisis in its history, making landscaping in San Diego and throughout California a fluid and expanding subject to tackle.
The SD Home and Garden article following the cover shot of the book is entitled “In the Know” and reads, “Alpine-based landscape designer Steven Harbour worked for a decade on what he calls a crash course in the design of drought-tolerant outdoor spaces. The New California Landscapes (Steven Harbour, 2015) offers techniques for planning and maintaining dynamic landscapes. The book profiles best uses of 300 water-wise plants…”
To preview and purchase The New California Landscapes, go to http://www.steveharbourlandscapes.com/books-and-press.html and click on the link at the bottom of the page.