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Remarkable properties created by leading Santa Barbara-area designers, building contractors and architects, popular Santa Barbara home and garden stores, clothing boutiques, plus quality food and wine resources.

A calendar of intriguing local events including culinary workshops, historic home tours and garden walks. Travel destinations that embrace food and wine, arts and architecture with a list of quality inns and vacation rentals, plus an insider’s shopping guide for each city.



Nancy Salvucci is the founder of the popular online resource guide for home and garden,  A native of Santa Barbara, her past experience includes 10 years as a gallery owner and art consultant to interior designers.

Salvucci owned and managed Garden Lane, a tour company that drew patrons from throughout southern California to visit exquisite homes and gardens in the Santa Barbara and Montecito community. Tours were led by such well-known professionals as John Saladino and Nancy Goslee Power. She also arranged lectures by top designers and H&G book authors including Barbara Barry and Diane Dorrans Saeks.

Nancy Salvucci has served as House and Garden Contributing Editor for California magazines including Santa Barbara Magazine, Santa Barbara Seasons, Distinction Magazine and Dining and Destinations.