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Pretty as a Rose: Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour 2012

The 2012 Encinitas Garden Festival was dedicated to past valiant supporter Maggie Houlihan. The garden tour consisted of 25 Leucadia homes showcasing the epitome of funky Leucadia. Three amazing artists homes on the tour were the incredible ceramicist Laird Plumleigh, … Continue reading

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Modern Garden Nirvana

Palm Springs post-war design aesthetic is exemplified by its plethora of magnificent gardens as featured in the Palm Springs Modernism Week Garden Tour. Highlights included: Marler/Miner Garden Dramatic sculpture is framed by striking minimalist landscaping. A particularly interesting abstract piece … Continue reading

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Water Wise Winners

San Diego’s Mediterranean climate is characterized by hot, dry summers and mild rainy winters. Limited state water resources and rising costs are making water conservation mandatory. Let’s explore some considerations when selecting from the large variety of drought tolerant plant … Continue reading

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