Articles & Photos

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
Stop in for a cup of coffee at a succulent fantasy land featuring a delightful array of plants all growing in unique containers, from old tennis shoes to hanging lanterns. This charming café may be one of a kind.
Related Topics: Visit | southern california | Succulents | Visit

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.


The relaunch of Garden Design magazine is finally here and what better way to celebrate than with succulents and our friends at Waterwise Botanicals! Join us on June 6 and 7 at the 2nd Annual Succulent Celebration in Escondido, California. There will be guest speakers, demonstrations, vendors, and more—all celebrating succulents!
A botanical garden in Oaxaca, Mexico, illustrates the relationship between plants and culture, with a wide mix of plants, textures, and colors.
Related Topics: Succulents
Add some variety to your garden with Sempervivum, also known as Hens and Chicks and Houseleeks.


Related Topics: Plants | Succulents
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.
Related Topics: Ideas | grey | Designers | Small Gardens | Succulents
See photos of Peckerwood, the famous John G. Fairey garden
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.
The story and photographs of one reader's winter garden in Petaluma, California.
Page 1 of 3