Bob Perry, FASLA, is Professor Emeritus from Cal Poly Pomona, and adjunct Professor of Landscape Architecture at USC. He is a recognized expert in areas of landscape plants and water conserving design throughout California. Bob has written three award-winning reference books, including Landscape Plants for California Gardens. This 650-page volume is the most comprehensive color illustrated planting reference available for professionals in California. Bob was one of the original members of the California Landscape Taskforce that introduced water budget based guidelines for use throughout the state. He was elected as a Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects in 1998.