2013 Southern California Permaculture Convergence, Sold Out!

The Southern California Permaculture Convergence happening this weekend March 9 and 10, at the Sky Mountain Institute in San Diego has sold out! 

If you've already bought a ticket, don't forget to double check the schedule for lectures about Greywater Relclamation, Wild Food, Bees, Environmental Remediation, Aquaponics, Companion Planting, Urban Backyard Chickens, Food Forest, Herbal Remedies, Grafting and Design/Build Projects by our very own Marco Barrantes. We look forward to seeing you there!

La Loma Development & Wasteless Living to Offer Locally Made Compost

La Loma Development Company, a sustainable landscape design/build company, and Waste Less Living, Inc., an environmental consulting company specializing in zero-waste, organics recovery and composting, are teaming up to bring good dirt to Pasadena.  Both are Pasadena based small businesses promoting and practicing the concept of sustainability.

La Loma Development Company 2013

La Loma Development Company team

La Loma Development Company is a strong 25+! We are currently working on projects in Chino, Gardena, Altadena, Glendale, Los Angeles, Malibu and Pasadena. If you have experience in landscaping or fine gardening, send us your resume at info@lalomadevelopment.com.

Arlington Gardens Wins Outstanding Landscaping Award

On Thursday, October 18, 2012, we were proud to celebrate with Arlington Gardens Betty & Charles McKenney, and acclaimed xeriscape landscape designer Mayita Dinos for winning Pasadena Beautiful Foundation's Luther Burbank Award for Outstanding Landscaping of a Community Garden. 

Los Angeles City Repair Tour 2012 with Mark Lakeman

 Los Angeles City Repair Tour 2012 w/ Mark Lakeman Transforming Public Space ~ A Street Corner Revolution!
Join visionary architect Mark Lakeman as he inspires and guides the grid structure of a typical American city into a vital social commons with Portland's City Repair Project. Now a national movement, City Repair is about cities, towns, grids and the intersections where our lives can converge by literally inserting villages into cities. Multidisciplinary, City Repair combines architecture, urban planning, anthropology, community development, public art, permaculture and ecological design in projects that transform public space.http://www.cityrepair.org/