A View from the Garden Rooms … Outdoor Living. Summer is officially here! Gone are the short, cold days of Winter. Hurrah!! Make room for warmer, longer, slower, breezy, easy afternoons of Summer… sit in your comfy chair in your respective garden, deck, pool, gazeboe and/or patio with family and friends, sipping [...]
On Trend For 2016 Colors White is the color of choice for 2016 for outdoor living furniture and accessories; Any shade of white from polar to cream. Start with a neutral palate but mix it up using colorful accessories and textiles. [...]
Join Tim Fiskin, Landscape General Manager and California Friendly garden expert as he discusses his favorite CA Friendly planting combinations. Tim will review proven performers from the past, current new hybrids, as well as design combinations for both.
Our monthly discussion of everything edible: vegetables, herbs, fruits, berries and more. This month's discussion led by Steve Hampson will cover, but will not be limited to, care of tomatoes, other warm season vegetables, and herbs for summer. Summer pruning of deciduous fruit trees also will be discussed. Bring your questions as well as your [...]
Summer is here! Are you ready? Here are some tips on the latest color trends in outdoor living spaces for Summer 2015 to help you get started. Living here in Southern California we can get pretty spoiled by the beautiful weather. We have the ability to use our outdoor spaces year ‘round and enjoy [...]
When I think of summer I imagine cool salty breezes on bright sunny days infused with the scent of cocoa butter. I close my eyes and can hear the sounds of splashing and laughter, while visualizing myself lounging poolside with a tropical drink in hand. I anticipate balmy evenings spent on the patio with family [...]
With the increased desire to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living spaces, the quality of outdoor garden furniture has improved dramatically. Styles and fabrics may look like something designed for a living room, however technically it has been constructed to stand up to damaging outdoor elements. That being said, there are still measures [...]