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When Marg Helgenberger, the longtime star of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, was shopping for a new home five ears ago, she found the perfect place in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Brentwood—but the gardens were overgrown and needed to be rethought. Architect Barbara Schnitzler, interior decorator Maggie Marra, and plant consultant Judi Bloom helped Helgenberger transformed the property into a stunning Mediterranean-style house and garden. 
The recently adopted official city plant of Los Angeles is the toyon, a red-berried shrub known as California holly (Heteromeles arbutifolia), the one that put the "holly" in Hollywood.
A Los Angeles couple takes a surprising approach to designing their new home. 
"I want the landscape to have as much importance and value as the house," said Jordan Kaplan, the owner of this house and garden in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades. Check out the photographs of the house's landscape, designed by KAA Design. 
In the foothills of Los Angeles, artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman created a garden that's part installation piece and part intimate memoir. 
Learn how cacti and succulents add drama to gardens and containers.
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Judy Kameon transforms a Beverly Hills midcentury modern glass-and-concrete house's garden into an elegant and comfortable space.
A photo tour of a Los Angeles house and garden transformed by design firm Commune, bringing together the home's outdoor and indoor spaces together in a relaxed and comfortable style.
A slide show of the plants, garden, and architecture of a classic Beverly Hills home.
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