8 Last-Minute Additions to a Summer Edible Garden (11 photos)

Houzz Contributor. I’m a California-based writer and editor. While most of my projects are garden-based, you might also find me writing about home projects and classical music. Away from the computer, I’m found in the garden (naturally), on my bike, or ice-skating outdoors (yes, that is possible in California). I’m also willing to taste-test anything […]
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Fire-Wise Landscapes Can Help Keep Your Home and Property Safe (13 photos)

Create a fire-safe zone around wood decking. Although decking products not treated with fire retardant are combustible, some decking is not highly combustible on its own, according to Cal Fire. Typically, other fuel sources, such as plant debris or other combustible materials stored under or on top of the deck, as well as combustible vegetation […]
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Houzz Tour: Cool Hues and Natural Materials Update a London House (22 photos)

Kloeden reinstated a separate front room, which was supposed to be her workspace. “Because it’s nicer to work overlooking the garden, I don’t use it as my office,” she says, “but it’s become a music room for my two oldest children, and it’s really good to have a separate music room!” The designer used touches […]
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Explore a Beautiful, Rugged Landscape on the Willamette River (16 photos)

Houzz Contributor. Landscape designer, a former garden editor for Sunset Magazine and in-house designer for Sunset’s Editorial Test Garden. Her garden designs have been featured in the Sunset Western Garden Book of Landscaping, Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings (cover), Inhabitat, and POPSUGAR. Houzz Contributor. Landscape designer, a former garden editor for Sunset Magazine… […]
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