Home & Garden
Five hundred years ago, stoneworkers in Italy recycled chips of marble into cement and created a new kind of beautiful, long-lasting flooring that stood up to untold abuse…
The emphasis at Wild Wings is to bring the birds to you, though the owners also lead periodic walks to avian-rich locales in Los Angeles County. The Sherman Oaks operation stocks backyard feeders and birdhouses that encompass a wide range of species, from woodpeckers to bluebirds to owls. The seed mixes are blended specifically with […]
Recommended by the Pasadena Heritage and West Adams Heritage associations, the masons at Boston Brick & Stone have rebuilt chimneys in homes…
Best Espaliered Trees, August 2014 Gardeners who are short on space have long relied on espaliered trees—those arboreal works of art whose branches are pruned to grow flat against a wall or as a living fence. At Bountiful Gardens, David Diaz goes beyond the usual grower-supplied fruits like lemon, pear, and plum. He’s coaxed his […]
Neighborhood: Lake View Terrace
Cal Blend Soils has long been the go-to source for landscape designers making over posh estates, but it’s happy to offer mounds of fertile earth for the casual DIY-er.