August in the Southern California Garden: Dahlias, sedums, and New Zealand flax
The Times has one of the deepest archives of garden features and advice specifically geared to Southern California. Click on the links below for seasonal ideas, inspiration and planting advice.
Plant it: Tips for happy banana trees
Plant it: Dahlias: one flower, infinite beauty
How-to: Espalier, a top-tier technique
-- Deborah Netburn
Photo: The garden of the Lund residence in Silver Lake is where a swimming pool once was. Credit: Gary Friedman