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  • Florist who rejected same-sex wedding job broke Washington law, judge rules

    Florist who rejected same-sex wedding job broke Washington law, judge rules
    A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding, citing religious reasons, violated consumer protection laws, a judge ruled Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed in 2013 by Washington Atty. Gen. Bob Ferguson, centered on Arlene&...
  • Horticulturist Nance Klehm plans to show the way on foraging

    Horticulturist Nance Klehm plans to show the way on foraging
    A fifth-generation horticulturalist, Nance Klehm has always been attuned to the great outdoors. "I grew up on 500 acres of rural northwest Illinois. We had an orientation to land, animals and plants as part of our world. It's never been something I've...
  • Thatcher Wine designs libraries with a big dose of book smarts

    Thatcher Wine designs libraries with a big dose of book smarts
    Books are a source of endless inspiration as well as a thriving business for Thatcher Wine. The owner of Juniper Books, Wine buys and sells rare books internationally; curates private libraries for clients including moguls, rappers and Hollywood stars;...
  • Natural dyeing's future may get brighter with science

    Natural dyeing's future may get brighter with science
    A giant steel pot filled with indigo dye is the center of activity at Jane Palmer's industrial work space, Noon Design Studio and Natural Dye House. "Today it is indigo, but on any given day, we dye using all natural elements in a variety of interesting...
  • Each room at Hotel Covell in Los Feliz tells a story

     Each room at Hotel Covell in Los Feliz tells a story
    Local hospitality entrepreneur Dustin Lancaster has a vision that is tailored to the present day but is shaped by an unconventional dose of design history. For evidence of that unusual mash-up, look no further than the five-room Hotel Covell, directly...
  • Ackermans' Midcentury style back in demand with book, film, events

    Ackermans' Midcentury style back in demand with book, film, events
    Prolific Midcentury designers Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman are the focus of a new flurry of attention. The Ackermans worked in a variety of media, including ceramics, mosaics, tapestries and woodcarvings, introducing items into the market starting in 1953....
  • Home Gardener Day workshops Jan. 19 explore power of different gardening styles

    When all is dormant and brown outdoors, moss can be very much alive and green. Look around moist spots in your yard or nearby woods and you will likely find a patch of bright green moss. Gently lift some of that pretty patch and transplant pieces into...
  • A celebration of all things Midcentury Modern in Palm Springs

    A celebration of all things Midcentury Modern in Palm Springs
    The 10th annual Modernism Week returns to Palm Springs with more than 180 events celebrating Midcentury architecture and design, including home tours, films, lectures, double-decker bus architecture tours, the Modernism Show & Sale and walking and bike...
  • How to plant an edible garden with seeds from store-bought items

    For anyone who has wondered if it's worthwhile to plant the cloves of store-bought garlic that are starting to sprout, the answer is a yes, but a qualified yes. In general, buying seeds or plants that were intended to be grown for a garden harvest is...
  • Rockville High Ag-Ed students show projects at Winter Market

    Rockville High Ag-Ed students show projects at Winter Market
    The Rockville High School FFA Chapter and Agricultural Science and Technology program held their 6th annual Winter Market and Cake, Pie and Fruit Basket Auction on Feb. 11, and featured several of the students' Supervised Agricultural Experience Projects....
  • Taking the water-wise ethic to parkway plantings

    Taking the water-wise ethic to parkway plantings
    Years of drought have made a mark on Southern California in many ways: We've got shorter showers, rising prices for produce and cocktail party rants over the madness of obscure water districts. You might not hear much chatter about parkways —...