On Point:
Garden Inspiration –
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

A visit to a public garden can be much more than a beautiful experience. Yes, you want to take in the gorgeous surroundings, admire the plant specimens and walk along…

Victoria Garden Mews Series
Part 2: A Project (and a Garden) Comes to Life

Aging in place, in a special place: when we last left our Victoria Garden Mews story, three couples were ready to create a space for communal living, to share food…

Details:
The Exotic World of Tillandsias

My partner Dawn and I took a road trip a few months ago. Along the way, we stopped in Cambria, where I like to think Northern California begins. When you…

Porch:
Where Nature and Shelter Converge

The doors are always open on this fabulous Porch. At Porch, the Carpinteria home store, lovingly curated collections overflow with objects, gnarled and sleek and organic and sculptural. I’m not exaggerating…

Victoria Garden Mews Series
Part 1: First Steps

One of the projects in our portfolio that means the most to us is Victoria Garden Mews. Not just because it’s sustainable. Not because it won awards. Not because it…