more about: garden

5 ways to maintain a veggie garden in dry times

In our July story Edible Garden Party, writer Miranda Jones introduces readers to the talented Erin Scott, Berkeley-based author of the popular cooking blog Yummy Supper.

You knew this museum was amazing, but what about its garden?

When we listed just a few of the reasons that Pasadena won the title of Best Arts Scene in our Sunset Travel Awards (see the June issue for the complete list of winners), item one was the Norton Simon Museum. We didn’t have room there to mention its sculpture garden, though—an omission we’ll fix now.

Save Water: Use An Olla

It turns out that the most efficient watering system originates in ancient China.

Weekend DIY: Try a New Trellis

An A-frame trellis gives tomatoes or squash plenty of room to climb—and at the end of the season, can be folded flat for storage.