Lisa Boone is a features writer for the Los Angeles Times. Since 2003, she has covered home design, gardening, parenting, houseplants, even youth sports. She is a native of Los Angeles.
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A downsized, upcycled barn in Highland Park is transformed into one of L.A.’s greenest ADUs. Take a tour inside. It may inspire your next design.
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15-Oct. 15, we’ve curated a list of more than 60 Hispanic and Latino lifestyle businesses that you should know about in Los Angeles.
With sales of houseplants soaring during the pandemic, we curated this list of our favorite places to shop for them in and around L.A.
‘I’m discovering who I am in my new garden,’ says Chantal Aida Gordon, cofounder of the Horticult and coauthor of “How to Windowbox.”
A Craftsman-inspired house in Elysian Heights gets a whimsical expansion: A writing studio with a hidden rooftop deck that offers views of downtown Los Angeles.
L.A. woodworker C.C. Boyce is reevaluating what happens when a person dies by turning ashes into planters.
Designed as a two-story building, this Craftsman-inspired accessory dwelling unit (ADU) occupies the top floor, leaving room below for outdoor living. She says it saved her from financial ruin during the pandemic.
Se dice que huele a carne pútrida: la flor cadáver de Huntington es su mayor (y más nociva) novedad. Aquí se explica cómo verla florecer.
It’s said to smell like putrid, rotting flesh: The Huntington’s corpse flower is its biggest (and most noxious) yet. Here’s how to watch it bloom.
Siri Lorece Hirth turned the front lawn of her tiny house rental into a densely planted microfarm. Here, she shares how she created a bounty for her community.