Rain garden planters may prevent flooding of Hemet streets during downpours

Photo by Matt King/Monarch LandscapingLos Angeles is becoming proactive about using rainwater to water city landscapes. This planter was built by La Loma Development in Los Angeles. ■ By Matt King / Contributed As you might have noticed, during the last few weeks we have had huge amounts of rain and snowfall. So much water has fallen from the sky this winter that reservoirs are filling back up to capacity and many people are declaring that the drought is officially over in California. Nice thought, but it’s not reality. Every summer Southern California experiences drought conditions. This rainy winter has been a great time to showcase our sustainable style of landscaping.

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