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The garden district Fall 2009

The garden district

Homes hidden within gardens

If life gives you rain... Fall 2009

If life gives you rain...

Between subsidence and rainstorms, both of which we have in abundance here, rain gardens make great sense.

What Ails Louisiana September-October 2009

What Ails Louisiana

The state's 10 health problems

Carpenter’s Delight September-October 2009

Carpenter’s Delight

Stacy Lynn Shearman’s Lake Charles home reflects the creativity of the Charpentier Historic District.

Detail-oriented August 2009


Whatever your budget, there are many options in this city for architectural antiques, so skip the big-box stores and find something that will make your home stand out.

Renovating smart August 2009

Renovating smart

Depending on your location, location, location, appropriate renovations can bring big returns when you sell your home.

Leontine Linens August 2009

Leontine Linens

Jane Scott Hodges

Waterproof August 2009


Gardening without watering — in this climate? Architect Susan Neely proves it’s not only possible but also easy.

The old charm of the French Quarter August 2009

The old charm of the French Quarter

Not just for tourists

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