Among the shrubs that Nickles suggests for fire-safe Southern California landscaping are ground covers such as rosemary, lantana and coyote bush
, all of which retain moisture well.
The cache is on the ground, hidden at the base of a coyote bush
I thought of coyote brush - some people call it coyote bush
- the other day when I saw it flowering near the San Diego Freeway off Mulholland Drive.
Shrubs will include California lilac and coyote bush
found in the neighboring Santa Monica Mountains, and there will be several native redbud trees.