The hot and dry Californian climate required the owners of Rancho Diablo to consider plant usage carefully for their garden. The result was a fiendishly clever, desert-adapted design. Photographs by Claire Takacs.
All camellias provide a vivid splash of colour when little else is in flower. Here is a gallery of Noël Kingsbury's favourite early blooms. Photos by Annaïck Guitteny.
In the first of a year-long series, head gardener Mat Reese chooses ten of his favourite plants to bring some cheer to the cold days of February. Photographs by Jason Ingram.