Dwell On Design - Recap - The Horticult
Photos by Ryan Benoit and Julian Mackler
Photos by Ryan Benoit

Garden Gadgets: The Solar-Powered Edyn Sensor Is Now Monitoring Our Raised Beds

It’s pretty clear that we enjoy teching out our terrain. Exhibit A: Our screen-filled Super Bowl garden party. Exhibit B, our outdoor robot heater.…

Tillandsia update in our garden - The Horticult

Breathless: An Air Plant Update, and Our eHow Tutorial

So…how’s everyone’s air plants doing?

Healthwise, we’ve seen them run the gamut. At friends’ places and on our own homestead, we’ve seen tillandsias range from tormented, thirsty, spidery things to ecstatic emerald crowns.…

Bougainvillea on Beverly

The Bougainvillea on Beverly: Showy Bract Season Is On in L.A.

On a hot afternoon in L.A., great tufts of bougainvillea were blooming in three sorbet colors — soft pink, golden orange and screeching fuchsia.…

Monday Motivation: June Gloom Goes Turquoise, Garnishing With Pride, and a Grow-Light Herb Garden (From Paris, Y’all!)

With vacation in the air (insert multi-star emoji), the food is sweeter, the bubbly is bubblier, and Monday feels less Mondayish.…

Check Out Our ‘Gardening Tips for Renters’ Guide on Better Homes & Gardens

We get this question a lot. “Great garden, but why would you invest all this time/money/energy into a place you’re just renting?”

Fair question!…

Passiflora update - The Horticult

Sun Seekers: Our Passiflora Vines Are Flowering and Fruiting

Happy summer, everyone! We spent the solstice hanging out with the peacocks and torch lilies at the LA Arboretum — tour to come.…

15th Annual Drought Tolerant Plant Festival - LACSS - The Horticult

Prickly Treat: We Shop (and Shop) at the LACSS Drought-Tolerant Plant Festival

California’s severe drought should be a wakeup call for every babe and babette in our state to take immediate steps to reduce water usage.…

Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, May 2015 - Garden Number 2 - The Horticult Photo Tour

Esprit de Courtyard: La Jolla Secret Garden Tour, Part Two

Behold — our favorite garden on the tour. How did this home spread its vines in our hearts?

We love this place — one of six stops on the La Jolla Secret Garden Tour; read Part One here — because it’s a living example of how you can add green to a compact space in a way that thrills and surprises at every turn.…

Dwell On Design - Recap - The Horticult

The Great Outdoors, Indoors: A Leafy Recap of Dwell On Design

Oh, expos. The swaggy stalls, the scanning badges, the wandering while wondering how a space this cavernous can exist in such a crowded city.…

Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, May 2015 - Garden Number 1 - The Horticult Photo Tour

Mum’s the Word: The La Jolla Secret Garden Tour, Part One

It’s time again for the La Jolla Secret Garden Tour, and this year, we got to attend as guests.

Last year, we were exhibitors.…