Home & Garden Current Issue

September 2017

Re-Formed to Function
By Romi Carrell Wittman
Following more than two decades’ worth of remodeling, the Bemis-Milward contemporary hacienda is perfect for their lifestyle.

And So It Flows
The gentle trickle of a fountain adds just the right note of tranquility to any outdoor space.

Picture This: The Italian Job
Contents Interiors put together this room design inspired by a trip to an international furniture show.

Garden Calendar
A monthly guide to gardening in Tucson.

The Pros Who Know: A Prickly Passion
Jeff Moore is a horticulturalist whose personal plant collection led to marketing his cacti and succulents.

Rendering to Reality: From Sod to Mod
An outdoor living area was redesigned by The Garden Gate to create more usable space and a contemporary look.

Events & More
What’s going on in Tucson on the home and garden scene.

From My Kitchen to Yours: Pasta + Pastries = Perfection!
Rose Croce, co-owner of Viro’s Restaurant, is passionate about her pastries.

Plant Profile: Scents of Calm
Lavender can be a scent-sational, drought-tolerant addition to a desert garden.

Book Smarts: ’Sup with Succulents?
The Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society’s Field Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents of Arizona is an indispensable addition to any gardener’s library.

Regional Artisan: The Art of the Steel
Peter Eisner’s passion for juxtaposition of line and color is evident in his dramatic structural pieces in steel.

About the cover: A patio dining area at the home of Jill Bemis and Brint Milward. Photos by Amy Haskell.