more about: garden design

Before and After: Losing the Lawn with Magical Results

Before the remodel Before this classic Santa Monica bungalow was updated, its garden had the same vintage vibe, with a lawn and other thirsty plants, all irrigated by sprinklers. Keeping the yard green used an estimated 226,208.91 gallons of water per year!

New Guest Blogger: Rebecca Sams from Mosaic Gardens

I’m delighted to introduce Rebecca Sams of Mosaic Gardens as our new guest blogger. We’ve been big fans of the gardens Rebecca creates with her husband, Buell Steelman, and have featured a number of them in Sunset over the years.

Links We Love: New Tricks

Banish winter blahs with these inventive ways to add spark to your home: 9 ways to transform your entryway from cluttered to magazine-ready.

Links We Love: Small-Space Savvy

Feeling like you’re bursting at the seams in a small home? No, you don’t have to move—and you don’t have to give into the chaos, either. Learn some new ways to maximize your space and keep it tidy in this week’s handy round-up.