1124 Coast Stories

Regal Lavender Rules Gardens Coast to Coast
Lavender is the queen of herbs in my book: beautiful when young, astounding in maturity and useful in every stage of development. From the deepest purples of 'Folgate' to the waving white wands of 'Ballerina', lavenders hit every shade in between. Lavender...
Great Design Plant: Coast Silktassel
"mountainous coast of California and Oregon home, the pendulous catkins of coast silktassel... winter, coast silktassel comes to life with a cascade of floral tassels. Discovered... Douglas, coast silktassel has been popular in the California garden since the mid-19th... Pacific Coast, its ornamental value prevails in gardens across the Atlantic — Britain's... names: Coast silktassel, silk tassel bush, quinine bush, wavyleaf silktasselOrigin:..."
Great Design Plant: Pacific Coast Iris
"this West Coast native for stunning, intricate blooms from January through May... Pacific Coast iris, native to the woodlands and coastal bluffs of the west coast of... Pacific Coast iris began while hiking in California's Santa Cruz Mountains. "I was... 'Pacific Coast'Common names: Pacific Coast Iris (PCI), PacificasUSDA zones: 7-10 (Check... to west coast of the United States, Pacific Coast iris hybrids are available in shades..."
Houzz Tour: Just What Mom Wanted, Off the Washington Coast
"off the coast of Washington state Who lives here: Marie Gladwish Team: Architect: Gary... on the coast of Maine but other than that...my dream house. clean lines, terrific... the NW coast of Washington state has its own micro climate which, not being a native... near the coast (which I can claim to know). Snow at sea level will be a source of... at the coast, there is almost constant air movement, mosquitos move on to calmer climes..."
Houzz Tour: Vacation Cottage Defies a Stormy Coast
"off the coast of Maine was exactly what they were looking for. Set on the edge of tiny... off the coast of Maine...does it get any better than this? This is the stuff of dreams... stormy coast!? Absolutely beautiful remodel. I especially love the driftwood bannister..."
Houzz Tour: An East Coast Victorian
"a West Coast Victorian where many of the original Victorian details had been too damaged... an East Coast Victorian to show you. While many of its original details were preserved..."
Nodding to the Coast in a Bainbridge Island Entry Garden
"cliché. The coast itself, not the perception of coastal living, inspired the garden. Houzz... "The coast itself, not the perception of coastal living, inspired the garden."... from the coast, it’s not overtly beachy.In addition to looking good for passing cars..."
Houzz Tour: Ocean Views Exhilarate on the Sunshine Coast
"Sunshine Coast of British Columbia Size: 3,400 square feet; 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms... the west coast of BC to use tempered glass panels so that nothing blocks the amazing... frame: West Coast Log Homes The beams and posts are Douglas fir timbers. A floating staircase..."
Book to Know: 'Barclay Butera: Living on the Coast'
"on the Coast (Gibbs Smith, 2012) and shows how to create it. He divides seaside style... on the Coast is now available in bookstores and online. It's one of my favorites in..."
Great Design Plant: Coast Live Oak
"name: Coast live oakUSDA zones: 9 to 11 (find your zone) Water requirement: Light;... California’s coast live oaks and related species for the past two decades. Distinguishing... California’s coast live oaks and related species. (Not all native oaks are susceptible.)..."
Kitchen of the Week: Buoyant Style on the New England Coast
An oceanfront view serves as the backdrop for this colorful kitchen. Set on the shore in Rockport, Massachusetts, the house incorporates the traditional materials of New England and beach influences, but the kitchen has a bold red-orange island to contrast...
See a Party Barn Shaped Like a Game Piece on the California Coast
With an existing permit for a barn on their 16-acre property, Stuart Gasner and Kate Ditzler of California's Monterey Bay Area decided to create something that would complement their compound-style...
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