Australian horticulturist Jo O'Connell came to Southern California decades ago to plant an Australian garden for a client in Ojai. She started a nursery selling Australian plants in Casitas Springs. Now she’s devastated by the destruction of plant life by the Australian wildfires.
The ripple effect of Australia’s raging fires
From this Episode:
Native Australian horticulturist watches in horror as her home country burns
Casitas Springs is a tiny community halfway between Ventura and Ojai, where there are mobile home parks, churches, … and a plant nursery.
10 min, 51 sec