Lauren Dunec Hoang

Recent Posts By Lauren Dunec Hoang

15 ways to prepare your yard for El Niño

We’re hoping that storms this winter will replenish the much-needed mountain snow pack and fill our depleted reservoirs to the brim. But if El Niño predictions hold true, it could be too much of a good thing.

Pear-gingerbread upside-down cake from Heartlandia

Associate Garden Editor Lauren Dunec Hoang discovered that, during the holidays, this delicious pear-gingerbread upside-down can be breakfast!

Easy DIY air plant trapezes

Add a bit of whimsy to your front door with a trio of air plant hangers. We have a hunch these miniature trapezes for our favorite epiphytes will be the conversation starter at your holiday parties—particularly if you make them yourself! Here’s how we did it.

3 tricks to make your potted plants look extra stylish

A potted plant may be attractive on its own, but nestled in a bed of polished river rocks or surrounded by tiny succulents and it becomes sleek and sophisticated.