Low-water landscape guru Roberta Walker, author of numerous books on drought-proof gardens, transformed this Land Park resident into a water-wise oasis on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif.
Low-water landscape guru Roberta Walker, author of numerous books on drought-proof gardens, transformed this Land Park resident into a water-wise oasis on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Low-water landscape guru Roberta Walker, author of numerous books on drought-proof gardens, transformed this Land Park resident into a water-wise oasis on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

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