A Venice remodel and addition designed by Tom Carson of Carson Architects also is featured on the tour. The neighbor-friendly landscape by Di Zock of Di Zock Gardens includes a courtyard with fire pit. The Venice Garden & Home Tour runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7, rain or shine. All stops are on Venice's walk streets or streets south of Venice Boulevard in the Coeur d'Alene neighborhood. The event benefits the Neighborhood Youth Assn.'s Las Doradas Children's Center, also the starting point for the tour, at 804 Broadway, Venice. Tickets are $60 purchased in advance, $70 on tour day. Information: (310) 821-1857. For an easy way to follow headlines, join our Facebook page dedicated to gardening in the West.
Eric Staudenmaier / Venice Garden & Home Tour