Four months into mandatory watering restrictions that have curbed Southern California’s residential irrigation routines, the news is both good and not so good. On the plus side, citizens are saving water — in many cases, beyond expectations. Many cities are making their mandatory cutback levels and then some.
The not-so-good news is the confusion that remains about the best possible way to keep our landscaping, and particularly the tree canopy, alive. (2015) October by Carol Crotta, Los Angeles Times.