more about: Southern California

From the Cutting Room Floor: Gorgeous All-Container Garden

We fell in love with Annette Gutierrez’s bright, fun garden that is made almost entirely of containers. She created a series of outdoor rooms to transform the 3,000-square-foot yard. Here is what didn’t make it into the April issue:

Zone Envy: Cocktail Plants I’d Grow if I Lived in SoCal

By Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, out in March ’13. Like most gardeners, I spend all my time thinking about the plants I wish I could grow, and very little time thinking about the ones I actually do grow. Lately I’ve become convinced that I need a tropical garden so that I can cultivate all of my favorite cocktail […]

Airstream Motel With Rock ‘n’ Roll Cred

When Kate Pierson of the B-52s opened a west coast outpost of her popular New York country motel, she knew the fastest way into our Western hearts was to tap our mania for all things Airstream.

The Latest Farm-to-Table Trend

Large-scale ag. family-owned farms. Urban community gardens. Now, food is going even more hyperlocal. Welcome to the vertical farm.