Plants for parkway landscaping

L.A. Times reports there are new rules for residential parkways and recently included strawberry and thyme. Parkway Guidelines allow homeowners to plant drought-tolerant, turf-substitute ground-cover plants in their parkways without obtaining a permit. Previously, the only permit-free plantings allowed in parkways were street trees and grass. Download the 10 page Residential Parkway Landscape Guidelines.

Text and photo by Deni Mosser

Parkways are owned by the City but maintained by homeowners

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