Photos by Hannah Brenlan and Luke Holtgeerts for the Slow Flowers Summit
San Diego Carnivorous Plant Society Show and Sale
Photos by Tim King and Ryan Benoit

BHG Takes Brooklyn: Our Recap of Stylemaker 2017!

Hosted every fall in New York by Better Homes & Gardens, the Stylemaker conference brings together lifestyle bloggers, Instagrammers, photographers, writers, consultants and other creative types from around the world.…

Buds, Sweat and Tears:
Pre-Order Our Book Now!

That sound you hear? That’s our very loud sigh of relief as we wrap up edits on our very. First. Book.…

The Huntington: Down to Earth & Out of This World

You know that feeling a garden can give you—when you’re wandering around and suddenly you have to remind yourself what town/city you’re even in?…

Making Fast Friends at the Slow Flowers Summit

Earlier this summer, I (Chantal, hi) spent a weekend in Seattle. I was there for the Slow Flowers Summit, a one-day mindmeld dedicated to U.S.-grown flowers and the people who farm, garden, and design with them.…

Where on EARTH Have We Been? A Few Places. Here Are Some Updates…

Dear readers, we’ve missed you. Thank you for your notes and your “Where the phlox are you?!” emails over the last few months.…

San Diego Carnivorous Plant Society Show and Sale

Fly Life: Carnivorous Plants Come Out for #SharkWeek

It’s Shark Week, everybody! We’re honoring this hallowed summer tradition by spotlighting our favorite garden chompers, carnivorous plants. Welcome…to #CarnivoreWeek. All week on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat we’ll be posting a terrifying amount of carnivorous plants.…

Haul of Wonders: Behold the Plants We Brought Home From a Month of Cactus & Succulent Shows

Confession: Ryan and I attended the San Diego Succulent & Cactus Show & Sale, but we ended up completely missing the show.…

Solandra maxima (cup of gold vine)

Bloom Alert: Summer Solstice Heats Up With Solandra Maxima

Happy Solstice, Earthlings! Today is the first full day of summer, and the temps in our area have gotten the memo, with La Jolla reaching the 80s and Los Angeles sizzling up to 107 degrees Fahrenheit.…

Green Side Up Magazine

‘Green Side Up’! Your Go-To (With Us Two) Summer Gardening Guide—and Giveaway

Gardening guides that are both comprehensive and portable — soup-to-nuts minus the Googling around — can be hard to come by.…

Potted Store - Santa Monica - Grand Opening

Spotted at Potted: Notes From Our Clay Pot Demonstration

If this wasn’t our first time using power tools in front of an audience…it was definitely our first time using power tools inside a secret garden in Santa Monica.…