Spears
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Green and goofy landscape

The garden of folk artist Shrine Spears. It is a wild, crazy assemblage of junk turned into benches, planters and sculpture, all complemented by succulents and other plants. (Annie Wells / LAT)
Shrine has tatoos decorating his body also. (Annie Wells / LAT)
This is the garden of folk artist Shrine Spears. It is a wild, crazy assemblage of junk turned into benches, planters and sculpture, all complemented by succulents and other plants. Though the look is wild, the plants are well chosen according to shape, height and color they are integral parts of the garden, not afterthoughts. (Annie Wells / LAT)
Statuary and an large, spiky-leaved agave plant coexist on a pedestal of broken pottery. (Annie Wells / LAT)
A playful tower of inlaid tile and teapots rises from a lush bed of succulents. (Annie Wells / LAT)
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