Category: USA Living News

Great Design Plant: Arctostaphylos Glauca Nourishes and Delights (7 photos)

As with many manzanitas, big berry (Arctostaphylos glauca) has an architectural structure with dark red seasonally peeling bark and sinuous...

You Said It: ‘Take Things All the Way’ and More Houzz Quotables (9 photos)

This week on Houzz must have worn out your Bookmark buttons. If you’ve been dreaming of barn doors, considering shutters, planning out a...

My Houzz: Eccentricities Fill a London Flat (10 photos)

As with all good homes, a tour of this one-bedroom flat in East London is like walking inside the mind of its owner. Legos, typographic...

Got a Hot, Humid Landscape? Add Tropical Flair With Air Plants (11 photos)

Air plants are unique, because they occupy an ecological niche in the treetops of the forest. Because of this special place in the...

Cool-Season Vegetables: How to Grow Peas (2 photos)

Fresh peas are a sign of spring, one of the sweetest, most tempting offerings of the garden. They’re also less well known as a fall and...

Houzz Tour: A Drive in the Country Ends in a Remodel (17 photos)

Gary Leopold had two interests: drives around the Berkshires, in western Massachusetts, and midcentury modernism. Those subjects...

10 Reasons to Make a Splash With Tomato Red (13 photos)

Tomato red is a surprisingly versatile hue — it’s bold yet classic, fresh and modern yet comfortingly traditional. And with the markets...

6 Overlooked Asters for Tough Spots (7 photos)

Asters are one of the most diverse groups of flowering plants out there, and how I love planting underutilized native asters. With...

Kitchen of the Week: Brick, Wood and Clean White Lines (4 photos)

This 1949 Los Angeles ranch had its charms, but in the kitchen the lack of storage, funky old booths and cabinets past their prime were not...

Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Family Home Opens to Views and Light (17 photos)

Before deciding to knock down their old, not very livable house in favor of building a new home, the owners of this Canberra, Australia,...