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Less Thirsty Choices For Lawn Grass

Sunset | Posted 06.23.2016 | HuffPost Home

If you live in the drought-ravaged West and are looking to replace your lawn with a less thirsty grass, here's one option -- Eco-Lawn. A mixture of deep-rooted fescues, it makes a resilient ground cover that's as lively looking as a wind-whipped sea.

Drought: Changing Our Western Garden Styles?

Sunset | Posted 06.17.2016 | HuffPost Home

"NAM" gardens show off pared-down plantings in a way that recalls art pieces on display at museums, or Coco Chanel's classic "little black dress."

11 Ways to Meet California's New Water Cutbacks

Sunset | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

Governor Brown's call for mandatory water cutbacks for all Californians has a lot of us wondering what more we can do to save water, especially outdoors. And how can we get our gardens through the worst drought in our history? Here's a strategy.

8 Things You Need to Know About Rosé

Sunset | Posted 11.24.2014 | Taste

Today's good pinks are crisp, dry, and brimming with lively red fruit and citrus.

Top 5 Reasons To Grill After Labor Day

Sunset | Posted 11.18.2014 | Taste

All it needs is a touch of char and backyard smoke to bring it to perfection.

Give Lamb A Chance

Sunset | Posted 11.17.2014 | Taste

Lamb gives some people the shudders. I know -- I used to be one of them.

10 Secrets To Perfectly Grilled Fish

Sunset | Posted 11.16.2014 | Taste

It's not only possible to turn out delicious, beautiful grilled fish, but pleasurable too.

Top 10 Things I Wish I 'd Known When I Started To Grill

Sunset | Posted 09.27.2014 | Taste

As we faced that Weber, Mom and I realized that we were clueless.

How To Grill Vegetables

Sunset | Posted 07.22.2014 | Taste

By grilling one or two vegetables with your main course, you can cook an entire meal on the grill.

Transform Your Camp Breakfast

Sunset | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste

In my mind, a good breakfast is one of the surest ways to turn a wannabe camper into a true believer. Take my urban-loving sister, who definitely didn't inherit the camping gene I seem to have gotten in spades.

8 Dream Homes That Aren't McMansions

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

When one's job is to write about incredible homes, one quickly finds out that most of the really incredible pictures are from...really, really, really...

Three Facts You Need to Know About Sparkling-Wine Pairing for the Holidays

Sunset | Posted 02.08.2014 | Taste

Those bubbles are so festive, we toast our hearts out with them, then abandon the flutes in favor of still wine when dinner appears.

This Highway Pretty Much Has It All

Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel

California State Route 1, also known as Highway 1, is a veritable treasure trove of sights -- it spans hundreds of coastal miles, from Orange County i...

The Surprising History Behind This Home

Maura McCarthy | Posted 03.28.2013 | HuffPost Home
Maura McCarthy

And you can visit it this weekend in upstate New York!

PHOTOS: This Family's Truly Unbelievable Secret

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.31.2012 | HuffPost Home

We could never do it!

Weekend Roadtrip: Sunset Magazine's Savor The Central Coast Food & Wine Festival

NBC Los Angeles | Alysia Gray Painter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAVOR SUNSET: Sunset Magazine seems to extract Californianess from every fresh meal it features in its pages, much like juice from a lemon (a locally ...

10 Tips For A Sustainable Thanksgiving

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Preparing a sustainable meal can be a selfish endeavor; I guarantee you that it will be more fun, tastier and make for a good conversation at your table. However, it's also about our global community.