Lovely APLD Summer Evening In The Lafayette CA Orchard

Cynthia Tanyan (East Bay President), Sarah Herman (Event Organizer), and Patricia St. John, APLD (Past National President) at East Bay APLD Orchard Nursery Event One of the great benefits of serving in the leadership of the California Chapter of Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) is mixing with the sponsors, members, and guests [...]

By | July 14th, 2012|OWL Stories, TerraBLOG|0 Comments

CLCA Takes Legislative Action In Sacramento

G3 Associate, Ramie Allard, and G3 Managing Member, Pamela Berstler, both members of the California Landscape Contractors' Association (CLCA), met in Sacramento to participate in the Legislative Action Conference along with Susie Dowd Markarian, longtime CLCA and Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) member.  Over two days, CLCA staffer, Larry Rolfes, along with lobbyist, Parke [...]

By | June 9th, 2012|TerraBLOG|0 Comments

APLD Docents Ocean Friendly Gardens In Mar Vista

The Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase featured several Ocean Friendly Gardens that were docented by enthusiastic and knowledgeable APLD Greater LA District members.  Each of these gardens was pre-qualified by an APLD or Surfrider member, who then worked with the landscape designer and homeowner to highlight the Conservation, Permeability, and Retention (CPR) elements of the [...]

By | April 22nd, 2012|TerraBLOG|0 Comments

Remembering Vicky Bartish

She was someone who looked you in the eye.  She wasn't afraid to ask questions.  Even hard questions.  She was generous with praise.  Self-deprecating to a fault.  She loved the natural world.  Especially trees.  And she nurtured the people who protect the natural world.  I always looked forward to seeing Vicky.  She was the kind [...]

By | March 21st, 2012|OWL Stories, TerraBLOG|0 Comments

Local APLD Hosts Kelly Dixon on Biz Development

Kelly Fore Dixon, business development consultant and coach, gave a motivational talk to the APLD CA Greater Los Angeles District, admonishing attendees to get going on their social marketing strategies and solidify their game plans for growth, stability, and profit. Kelly's Oaklahoma-spun down-to-earth style was just what was needed to communicate to the rapt [...]

By | March 10th, 2011|TerraBLOG|0 Comments