Sustainable Landscapes of Vision and Experience with author Bob Perry

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rancho alamitos garden lectureOn Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m to noon, Rancho Los Alamitos will welcome guests to Sustainable Landscapes Vision and Experience, a lecture and book signing by Bob Perry.

Perry, author, landscape architect, and Professor Emeritus at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona will present several of his design projects that use native and adapted plants to achieve water conservation and sustainability. These examples will illustrate guidelines and principles that can be applied to residental as well as commerical-scale landscapes. Preparing planting palettes, storing carbon, wildlife value and saving water are among the ideas to be discussed.

Bob Perry is a recognized expert in the areas of native plants and water conserving garden design. Among his accomplishments, Perry has written three color-illustrated books on landscape plants. His most recent work, Landscape Plants for California Gardens, is arriving in Spring 2010. Perry is also a Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects based upon his academic career and long-standing commitment to resource conservation and sustainable landscaping.

Advance reservations are required for Sustainable Landscapes Vision and Experience, a lecture and book signing by Bob Perry. The fee is $15 per person, RLA Members and students $10. Contact Rancho Los Alamitos for event information by calling (562) 431-3541

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