RESIDENTIAL hardscape and landscape in Nevada City, designed by landscape architect Karin Kaufman uses California native plants. Photo courtesy of Karin Kaufman/KKLA
BUILT ENTIRELY by volunteers as a project of the Nevada City Sustainability Team, the Commercial Street Boardwalk in Nevada City repurposes three parking spaces to provide a sitting area in a vibrant downtown that was lacking public gathering spaces. Photo courtesy of Karin Kaufman/KKLA.
LANDSCAPE architect Karin Kaufman designed the yard in front of her Nevada City home with California native plants. "This used to be lawn," Kaufman said. Photo by Tripp Mikich