A guide to direct-sowing seeds for the coming warmer months.
A vintage Sausalito home with a view gets an inside-out rework.
As the Bay Area endures big shifts in climate and housing costs, we look to homes that are better, not bigger.
A serial remodeler recounts her family's decades of home transformations.
A garden that’s nice to our surroundings.
A total redesign turns a Tiburon family home from Mediterranean to modern.
A Novato home that needs just about everything replaced is worth the effort in the end.
How to avoid common gardening mistakes.
These guidelines are helpful and ensure a productive, healthy garden oasis.
When it was time to buy her own home, this San Franciscan made the jump to Marin.
Even a tiny garden can help combat climate change.
For this Mill Valley family, the time was finally right for a complete home renovation.
Out of the cold into the Mill Valley sun.
A family discovers the best way to get the house they need is to rebuild from the ground up.
Good feng shui can promote positive energy.
A family comes out of the hills to be able to stroll to shops and be near school.
Enhances your garden by encouraging avian companions.
Sometimes, bigger than expected leads to better
The owner of Fairfax Backyard Farmer gives advice on backyard farming.
After looking in the East Bay, a San Francisco couple finds a Marin town house is the unlikely perfect home.
Moving to a new neighborhood is easier for a family when they can shape the house while it’s going up.
Composting food and waste helps farmers and the environment.
A family leaves the hills behind for a more level Larkspur house, an easy stroll to town.
How to transform a sloping yard into a striking garden.
Here's advice for avoiding nonnatives and getting rid of the ones you find.
After owners made the back of the house the front and changed the address, this Mill Valley home is now in the perfect spot.
Buying and renovating a bungalow amid family drama with a new baby on the way.
Edible gardening is easier than you think.
After their youngest went to college, interior designer Carolyn Rebuffel Flannery and her husband were ready for a change.
Homeowners for just 18 months, this couple decided to relocate to find a place that would better suit their lifestyle.