front garden
Front yard seating area with California native plants and fountain
The space in which we choose to live, our community, often includes people we rarely connect with naturally; they may not be our close friends or family, but those to which we are just geographically close. These individuals, however, pose pockets of connection that are important to our daily wellbeing, as shown in this study,...
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I am passionate about the ways that people are using their front gardens to engage with their neighbors and promote a sense of community.  So you can imagine my delight when I discovered two little free libraries in my hometown of South Pasadena. Little free libraries are small structures (think doll house size) where people...
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About Us

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of