fortified with compost. Even a few pots of cool-season annuals will make a splash. It’s amazing how eye catching just a few Iceland poppies — their crepe-like flowers fluttering on improbably slender stems — appear when little else is blooming. 'Champagne Bubbles', shown here, is a colorful, dependable strain
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up and composting, it's a good time to put in shrubs, trees and all sorts of natives. You can plant a new lawn — it's usually better to go with sod now than seeds. And take advantage of the special planting opportunities that California offers: Plant cool-season annuals. Continue to set out seedlings
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just use compost as an annual boost to improve general health and vigor while also helping to retain soil moisture. It's unlikely that pruning will be necessary, but it can be done immediately after flowering if required.
foot of compost over the lawn, or turn over the lawn and then dump new soil on top. Over the winter it will settle in and get incorporated by worms and microorganisms, setting up a successful spring planting.
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Vinyl compostion tiles (VCT), are the most common flooring materials used in schools. Here, they are laid on a diagonal in a checkered pattern. Throw in a vintage chair, like the one in the foreground, and you instantly create a retro schoolhouse vibe.