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  • Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A In Magazine Issue:  January/February 2012
    - 13 Jul 15, 3:42pm -
  • Valentine's Day Ideas

    Valentine's Day Ideas

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A
    - 10 Jul 15, 7:37pm -
  • I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

    I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

     This sharkskin agave was photographed at the Ruth Bancroft Garden, a public garden in Walnut Creek, California, which has a diverse collection of agaves and other drought-tolerant plants. Photo: Barb Ries.read more
    - 21 Apr 15, 5:58pm -
  • My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    A paver walkway meanders through the back garden, under the watchful eyes of a concrete Buddha, which sits among Echinops ritro. Also in the mix are Hebe ‘Quicksilver’, Penstemon ‘Husker Red’, and a variety of Pacific Northwest natives such a…
    - 16 Apr 15, 7:58pm -
  • New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    The Nick Williams Longridge Furniture Collection uses beautiful, weather-resistant teakwood reclaimed from old bridges, barns, and other structures. Photo: Nick Williams.read more
    - 14 Apr 15, 1:02pm -
  • 2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    One of the gardens featured on the tour is Jakobstuin, owned and designed by Jaap de Vries, who calls it an “Ode to the Dutch Wave.” In addition to warm-season grasses typical of the North American Prairie, de Vries also uses many perennials favo…
    - 9 Apr 15, 7:29pm -
  • A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    Before, this rooftop terrace in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan was an unusable space with rotting wood decking. Now the 500-square-foot retreat houses a modern area for entertaining within a classic framework of evergreen shrubs and horizontal…
    - 7 Apr 15, 4:42pm -
  • San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    Photos courtesy of San Diego Horticultural Societyread more
    - 3 Apr 15, 12:55pm -
  • Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Nearly every gardener has experienced the problem of too much shade, which can cause plants to become too leggy or fail to thrive. Whether it's a wooded suburban lot or a north-facing apartment balcony, low light means more growing challenges. Rather…
    - 3 Apr 15, 8:22am -
  • Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Love plants? Get detailed plant information in every issue of Garden Design magazine. Preview the magazine.Botanical Interests, a company specializing in non-GMO and untreated vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, launched four new products this year t…
    - 24 Mar 15, 7:51pm -

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  • newNew This Week: 3 Beautifully Balanced White Kitchens (4 photos)

    New This Week: 3 Beautifully Balanced White Kitchens (4 photos)

    Just exactly what is a white kitchen? Well, if you look at Houzz’s 2019 Kitchen Trends Study, you’ll find that most people want a kitchen that includes white cabinets, white countertops and a white backsplash....
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 9:00am -
  • new12 Garden Tasks to Do Before the Holiday Rush (13 photos)

    12 Garden Tasks to Do Before the Holiday Rush (13 photos)

    There’s plenty to do this time of year, with the holidays around the corner and gardens nearing the end of the growing season. There’s a case to be made for skipping any major fall garden cleanup,...
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • newKitchen of the Week: Colorful Cookware Inspires a New Look (6 photos)

    Kitchen of the Week: Colorful Cookware Inspires a New Look (6 photos)

    Sometimes the cookware inspires the cooking space. That was the case in this Edmonds, Washington, kitchen. “The client’s inspiration was based on her Le Creuset cookware. She liked their color and design and wanted her kitchen to reflect it,” s…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • Powder Room Palettes: 10 Radiant Reds (10 photos)

    Powder Room Palettes: 10 Radiant Reds (10 photos)

    Powder rooms often provide a hot spot for interior designers, architects and homeowners looking to create a space that demands attention. And when it comes to demanding attention, there are few bolder choices than the color red. Check out the followi…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 9:00am -
  • 4 Features That Make a Home Perfect for Holiday Entertaining (10 photos)

    4 Features That Make a Home Perfect for Holiday Entertaining (10 photos)

    A house that lends itself to entertaining is a boon for holiday hosts. But other than enough living room real estate for a Christmas tree and a dining table that has seating for all the guests, what features should homeowners and pros consider incorp…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • How to Save Your Plants From Frost (11 photos)

    How to Save Your Plants From Frost (11 photos)

    When cold weather hits, an overnight frost or extended freeze can damage susceptible plants. Even in mild-winter regions, frost can have damaging effects on cold-sensitive garden favorites like citrus trees, bougainvilleas, fuchsias, salvias and succ…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • Stylish 800-Square-Foot Home Brimming With Personality (21 photos)

    Stylish 800-Square-Foot Home Brimming With Personality (21 photos)

    As an interior design professional who loves to entertain, Tarek Mohamed-Aly knows the importance of working with what you have. In his own rental apartment in Oakland, California, Mohamed-Aly has used clever design solutions that utilize light, pat…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 9:00am -
  • 10 Host and Hostess Gifts Just Right for Holiday Parties (10 photos)

    10 Host and Hostess Gifts Just Right for Holiday Parties (10 photos)

    A bouquet of flowers or bottle of wine is always appreciated, but when you want something a little less expected, these 10 crowd-pleasing ideas are just the ticket. Keep a few go-to gifts at the ready and you’ll be prepared for any holiday party, p…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • Bathroom Countertops 101: The Top Surface Materials (7 photos)

    Bathroom Countertops 101: The Top Surface Materials (7 photos)

    Choosing the perfect material for one’s bathroom countertops can be a bit of a brain teaser, thanks to the abundant — and quite attractive — options available at nearly every price level. But because bathroom surfaces typically don’t face the…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 7:00am -
  • 10 Easy Ways to Give Your Entryway and Front Yard a Holiday Boost (13 photos)

    10 Easy Ways to Give Your Entryway and Front Yard a Holiday Boost (13 photos)

    Whether or not we’re hosting guests this fall and winter, we want our entries and front yards to feel welcoming. We’ve covered holiday porch decorating ideas to use from fall...
    - 3 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 6:00am -

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    • Lodi contemporary on more than 130 acres blends ‘beauty and practicality’
      Imagine a sprawling oasis in a burgeoning wine region. A place where one could raise horses or cattle, and still have enough room for vineyards and orchards.In this case, it’s an expansive retreat of more than 130 acres offering equestrian facilit…
      - 2 Aug 19, 11:34am -
    • Mill Valleycontemporaryamid redwoods
      Capturing as much natural light as possible proved a key factor in architect Christopher Raker’s reimagining of 340 Magee Ave. in Mill Valley. Towering redwoods surround the two-story contemporary, so Raker employed extensive use of transom, pictur…
      - 2 Aug 19, 11:33am -
    • Designer Profile: Asheshh Saheba, partner at Steinberg Hart
      Some kids just know what they’re going to be when they grow up. Asheshh Saheba was one of them. As a 5-year-old playing with Legos, Saheba knew that he was going to build buildings when he grew up.“It started by playing with Legos. Then I rememb…
      - 8 Jul 19, 9:43pm -
    • Days-long PG&E outages may be coming. Here's what to do if you lose power for days
      Such outages are expected to affect a number of homes this wildfire season in Northern California — the North Bay city of Calistoga is projected to lose power at many as 15 times, for instance — and decoding the best preparation options for your…
      - 29 May 19, 7:00am -
    • Designer Profile: Holly Hollenbeck of HSH-Interiors
      To Holly Hollenbeck, all design is relational. Objects in a room — from wall treatments to furniture, lighting to window types — must complement one another and provide context to the home itself. A room’s design not only reflects the inhabitan…
      - 18 May 18, 12:03am -
    • Meticulous planning results in magical Tiburon estate
      Paden Prichard knows Tiburon’s 233 Round Hill Road as well as anyone. After all, the Marin County-based designer has led multiple remodeling and expansion efforts at the serene estate framing views of Sausalito, Richardson Bay and the Golden Gate B…
      - 4 May 18, 1:26pm -
    • Breathtaking East Bay garden shows how to maximize your space
      Keeyla Meadows' front yard is one a passersby can't help but to stop and marvel at. The plantings, sculptures and massive stones make up a display of unhindered color. Everywhere your eye wanders, there are eye-popping blossoms, large, colorful rocks…
      - 21 Apr 18, 7:29am -
    • Getaway: Outdoor fun at Glen Ellen country estate
      A life of recreation and relaxed elegance awaits in Glen Ellen. “Stylish interiors, rustic touches and hardwood plank floors throughout create a sense of warmth and comfort,” said Tina Shone of Sotheby’s International Realty, w…
      - 6 Apr 18, 9:14pm -
    • Sky lounge with stunning views tops reimagined Cow Hollow five-bedroom
      Striking vistas, sumptuous finishes and grand proportions define a towering five-bedroom in Cow Hollow. The decadent residence represents a collaboration between Jeff Schlarb Design Studio and Sutro Architects, who remodeled and exp…
      - 6 Apr 18, 9:06pm -
    • Grand five-bedroom on 10-acre estate amid Lodi’s wine country
      Napa and Sonoma get all the love as California’s Wine Country, but a blossoming community in the Central Valley continues to gain ground as a destination wine region. Lodi, a town of about 70,000 people just north of Stockton, is h…
      - 5 Mar 18, 12:13pm -
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      Horticulture Magazine

      • Build a Better Compost Pile in the Fall
        Text by Niki Jabbour for the September/October 2018 issue of Horticulture. Most gardeners create some type of compost pile for their gardens. Perhaps they compost in a plastic bin, a structure made from wooden pallets or maybe they don’t use ……
        - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 10:24am -
      • Domingo Pine Is a Rugged Blue Evergreen
        Virtues: Domingo pine is densely pyramidal in shape and richly blue-green in color. A fast-grower that rarely needs pruning, it can handle urban pollution and placement. It’s an exceptional conifer prized for its toughness, color, form and texture.…
        - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 10:20am -
      • Botanical Garden Stamps Arrive in 2020

        - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 8:11pm -
      • Meyer Lemon Is the Winner for Homegrown Fruit
        Text by Greg Coppa Over the years I have written about many interesting vegetables, fruits and flowers and I have enjoyed publicizing new varieties, some the results of discoveries of natural mutations and others the fruit of breeders’ purposeful e…
        - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 8:09pm -
      • Project FeederWatch Begins in Early November
        Back-yard birdwatchers can help the scientists at Cornell University track the movements of North America’s birds every winter by participating in Project FeederWatch. This 21-week-long program begins the second Saturday in November each year. (Tha…
        - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 8:07pm -

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