Recommendations for healthy low-allergy landscapes

The rise of plant allergies in the residential landscape The trend of selecting male species from male clones, has spread from urban spaces, to nurseries and into residential landscape design. Many residential foundation plantings are junipers, and some can be male or female. Male junipers planted at the front of your house can cause allergic … Continue reading Recommendations for healthy low-allergy landscapes

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Healthy landscapes= low allergy landscapes

This is the first part of a series discussing the factors involved in designing for low allergy landscapes “Our modern landscapes actually are killing us,” says Thomas Leo Ogren, author of “Allergy Free Gardening. The Revolutionary Guide to Healthy Landscaping.” Ogren has a master’s degree in agricultural science, is a former landscape gardening instructor, nursery … Continue reading Healthy landscapes= low allergy landscapes