succulent gardens

succulent gardens

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Succulents and cacti rank as extremely popular topics on our Facebook page, which led us to this slideshow of the home and gardens of artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman. With their home in the foothills of Los Angeles, cacti and succulents flourish, which is why we’ve included tips on how to care for these favored botanicals. 

Take a visual stroll through this unusual landscape to see what innovative designers achieve when faced with a huge arid site surrounded on three sides by steep cliffs.

 

A botanical garden in Oaxaca, Mexico, illustrates the relationship between plants and culture, with a wide mix of plants, textures, and colors.
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Scott Shrader has mastered the art of crafting classic gardens that feel timeless. Behind his own home, he makes small spaces feel expansive, erasing the boundary between inside and out.
Marg Helgenberger, longtime star of CSI, gives her classic Los Angeles garden a second life as a glamorous Mediterranean-style retreat with plenty of space and style for backyard entertaining.
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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A weed-covered lot in Southern California, owned by Caltrans, is completely redone by a couple who live adjacent to the garden, complete with native varieties, a citrus grove, and hundreds of new plants, creating a Mediterranean idyll.
Davis Dalbok and an East Coast transplant respect a classic Eichler bungalow and complete the vision of "living in the garden." Now that's worth celebrating.
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