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A Sustainable Garden
The Franciscan spiritual tradition emphasizes a loving appreciation of nature and responsible stewardship of the environment. In addition to portraying the life of St. Clare of Assisi, this garden demonstrates sustainable design features appropriate for gardens and landscapes in this region.
“Sustainability is providing for the best for people and the environment both now and in the indefinite future. In the terms of the 1987 United Nations Brundtland Report, sustainability is ‘Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.’"
Owen O'Dell, a landscape architect and landscape contractor in Los Angeles, describes a sustainable garden:
Skipper Butterfly on Flower
This web site was written and designed by Nancy Lucid whose research was supported by a generous grant from the Bannan Institute for Jesuit Educational Mission at Santa Clara University.
For questions regarding the web site contact Nancy Lucid. All rights reserved.