Woodland Hills, California’s climate enjoys a microcosm of variation. Here, you will enjoy warm days year-round with cooler nights. The low humidity is perfect for locals that enjoy a bit drier climate. In fact, you may experience the warmest summer days but the coolest nights all year. These broad diurnal temperature ranges guarantee very few frosty days in the winter. And although a summer midday temperature may top 100°F, the low humidity means a cool 60°F at midnight and in the mornings.
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According to the Köppen-Geiger climate system, Woodland Hills is classified as having a Mediterranean climate. Historically, Woodland Hills climate allowed for gardening that included apple orchards. Citrus and walnut groves flourished in the hills. While these groves have long since given way to housing and industry, you can grow apple varieties, Meyer lemons, and even several avocado species in your yard. Subtropical florals such as amaryllis survive the cooler winters. Consider succulents like Agave americana or Aloe Blue Elf, and native plants like prickley-pear. Or opt for colorful drought-tolerant ground covers such as Red Yarrow or Red Apple.
To learn more about what will grow in your Woodland Hills garden, check out the S. Mark Taper Life Science Botanical Garden at Los Angeles Pierce College. According to their website, this “unique ‘outdoor laboratory’ designed and maintained by the Life Science Department, the S. Mark Taper Botanical Garden serves as a resource for the Biology, Natural History and Horticulture courses at Pierce College.”
Featuring plants native to California, and also from similar climates in the Mediterranean basin, South Africa, Chile, and Australia, the garden contains drought-tolerant vegetation. These plants thrive on far less moisture than traditional landscaping. Interestingly, the garden provides habitats for the tiny native wildlife in the Woodland Hills area. These include many native bird species, bees, beetles, butterflies, lizards, and turtles.
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