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The Drought in the News

When I read the New York Times April coverage of our California drought, I thought it posed a fair question: What will life in California be like in the years ahead?…

Villa del Greco
Part 2: An Inviting Entry

In my last post, I talked about my initial meeting with our client and her home, Villa del Greco, and how we made a list of issues to address, chief…

Villa del Greco
Part 1: First Steps

I’d like to share some of the gardens we’ve built – not just to show off the results of our work, which I’m very proud of – but to give…

Welcome to The Art of Outdoor Living

I’ve been designing and building gardens in Santa Barbara for 30+ years (yikes – where does the time go???). We live in our gardens here – the climate is that…