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Enjoy this slideshow of the home and gardens of artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman. At their home in the foothills of Los Angeles, cacti and succulents flourish. We've included tips on how to care for these favored botanicals. 

To read more about this garden and its owners, read A Waterwise Cactus Garden.

Related Topics: Places | cactus | California | southwest | Succulents
In the foothills of Los Angeles, artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman created a garden that's part installation piece and part intimate memoir. 
The teddy-bear cholla (Opuntia bigelovii) cactus has evolved barbed arms that will detach and cling to just about anything, in the hopes of traveling to a new place to root and begin a new colony.  
Related Topics: Ideas | botanic notables | cactus | California | cholla | Desert