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Contents HOA Homefront: That Tree is a Problem!.........................................6

Santa Barbara County Sales................................16

A Note From The SBAOR President Open Homes Are Happening!...............................6

Do I Need a Real Estate Agent?..........................25

Try These Alternatives to Traditional Art .............7

Mixwood Furniture for an Evolved Look...........24 In Downsizing to a Downtown Condo................26

Touchless Soap Dispensers .................................12

Mistakes You’re Making When Purchasing Garden Supplies ..................................................28

What You Need to Know ....................................12

EnduraScape Verbenas........................................29

6 Ways to Make the Most of the Details When Designing Your Home ..............................14

How to Control Invasive Orchids .......................30

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A note from the SBAOR President

HOA Homefront Reader Questions

That Tree is a Problem!

By Brian Johnson President of the Santa Barbara Association of REALTORS®

Open Homes Are Happening!

By Kelly G. Richardson, Esq. CCAL Dear Kelly: Our condominium association CC&Rs state that plumbing problems that service only a single unit are the responsibility of the unit owner. If the main drain servicing multiple units is blocked it is the responsibility of the association. My question is about damage caused by tree roots. The association has repaired driveways and sidewalks that service only a single unit that were lifted or cracked due to tree roots coming from the common area. The boardconsidered these to be trip hazards. Recently a unit had a toilet drain clog under the slab that was caused by tree roots from a tree in the common area. It was the opinion of the board that the toilet served only one unit, so it was the unit owners responsibility. Were we correct in our assessment? – T.E. Dear T.E.: It’s hard to wade through all the many sometimes conflicting legal principles in governing HOAs. Here is one example. The common area tree grew due to nobody being negligent, but that does not end the discussion. The tree still has damaged property which otherwise would be an individual owner repair responsibility. That tree could be characterized as a nuisance, making it HOA responsibility. Boards and sometimes lawyers focus upon whether negligence exists but miss the possibility of nuisance. I can’t say definitively you were wrong or right, and that is for the HOA’s legal counsel to determine. – Best, Kelly Mr. Richardson: Our board put together a committee to look at ways to amend our CC&Rs to safeguard or restore views that have been lost over the many years that this

development has existed. The streets are terraced and a few homeowners have planted trees and such to have privacy from houses above. A few of the homes above now have their views blocked. Any advice before we put something together that may land us in trouble? Thank you for any advice. – J.S.

So many of us have been looking forward to June. School is out, kids have graduated and vacation plans are being put into action. Summer is here! However, one big reason that we have all been looking forward to June is that the 15th is the date that California is set to officially reopen. In the meantime, we have seen more and more businesses take the necessary steps to safely operate without restrictions in place. One event that has been sorely missed by agents and clients alike has been the open house. While COVID was raging through our communities our profession decided that the safest course of action was to eliminate open houses and to make showings by appointment only with safeguards in place. Those actions showed the seriousness of our professionals and kept a large portion of our economy moving forward during these tough times. Buyers and sellers could be confident that their agents recognized the severity of the situation and planned accordingly.

Dear J.S.: California real estate law does not automatically protect views. Sometimes a city ordinance protects view rights, and planning commissions often consider view impact as part of reviewing proposed new construction. CC&Rs are often the best bet to protect views for HOAs in which views are a subject of importance. The problem often is that in many associations only certain portions of the project have views while much of the project has no view to protect. If view protection is not in the CC&Rs and there are enough interested owners, the HOA membership could vote to amend the CC&Rs. If the issue is that the view protection already is in the CC&Rs and just has not been followed, then the board may want to huddle with the HOA’s attorney to confirm the view protection rights and talk with the manager to develop strategy as to how to begin enforcing view protection. It would be good form to give the members ample time to get ready, particularly if tree trimming has not been performed in a long time. Giving folks advance notice is almost always a good idea for any decision which will affect their lives or their property. This is particularly true when something is going to be enforced after not having been enforced for a time. As with most HOA matters, communication is golden. – Thanks for your question, Kelly

Now, our situation has improved enough that open houses are happening again, with certain guidance from state officials. During a normal showing masks will not be required if everyone is fully vaccinated. However, masks will still be required during open houses because if even a single person comes in who is not fully vaccinated then it would mean everyone would have to wear a mask. There are exceptions due to age or other health conditions so please check with your agent for the full details. That is the only restriction staying in place. There is no social distancing required and no pre-viewing checks with clients or occupants. There are also no capacity limits for open houses. Additionally, on June 15 the color-coded systems from around the state will no longer be in effect. It is not known whether cities or local communities may still require restrictions that are more stringent but it is believed that communities will follow the state guidelines so that there is not conflicting information out there that will lead to confusion amongst the population. This is still a dynamic situation so guidance could change before Tuesday’s deadline. With all of that in mind, we are looking forward to seeing you at the next open house! Brian Johnson can be reached at 805-879-9631 or emailed at bjohnson@radiusgroup.com

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Kelly G. Richardson CCAL is Partner of Richardson Ober DeNichilo LLP, a California law firm known for community association advice. Send potential column questions to Kelly@rodllp.com. Past columns – www.HOAHomefront.com. All rights reserved®.

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Mirrors are used in lieu of traditional artwork in this den space. Photos courtesy Design Recipes

Try These Alternatives to Traditional Art By Cathy Hobbs

No traditional art? No problem. These days artwork doesn’t have to be traditional, like on a painted canvas. If you’re looking for some alternatives, here are some of our top.

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TRADITIONAL ART Continued from page 7

Alternative art gives this living room a dramatic edge.

Design Recipes tips. DO: Frame interesting mixed media elements, such as paper. Use black-and-white photography. Consider artwork that makes a statement such as an unusual or interesting print or image. Use mirrors, especially in smaller spaces. Mirrors can be a low-cost alternative. Use oversized prints to make a bold and dramatic decor statement. DON’T: Mix personal photos with artwork. Instead place personal photos in special areas and have specific walls designated for artwork. Mix too many pieces of artwork in the same room. It is best to choose a color palette for a space and select complementary artwork. Forget black and white are colors and great to use in a space. Use artwork that is too large or too small in a particular space. Be sure to use artwork of the appropriate size and scale. Hang artwork too high or too low. The proper height is eye level, which measures as 5 feet from the floor to the center of the piece of art.

An oversized piece of art makes a bold statement in an entry area.

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Cathy Hobbs, based in New York City, is an Emmy Award-winning television host and a nationally known interior design and home staging expert with offices in New York City, Boston and Washington, D.C. Email her at info@ cathyhobbs.com.

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Touchless Soap Dispensers are a Versatile Plumbing Accessory

Interior painting:

What You Need to Know

By Ed Del Grande

Touchless dispensers promote better hygiene.

Experts say the busiest rooms in your house could use a fresh coat of paint every three to four years.

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By Lauren White At one point or another, every homeowner needs to apply a fresh coat of paint to their home’s interior. But just when to do it, how to do it and whether to do it yourself can be unclear. Then, when you add unknowns like cost and color, things can get really confusing. Fortunately, there are some guidelines to follow.

Question: Dear Ed: I read your past article about kitchen sink soap dispensers. You educated me on new countertop touchless dispensers that are now available. Well, at the time we were installing granite counters with an under-mount sink, and you saved us from drilling a second hole in the counter. Also, it works out so well in the kitchen, I was wondering if I should invest in two more for my bathrooms. Does that sound practical? — Dolly

Answer: If something makes your life a little easier and it’s within budget, I say it’s practical. Many homeowners are discovering stylish battery-operated hands-free soap dispensers are great for kitchens and bathrooms. First, touchless dispensers promote better hygiene and are so much fun to use, especially for the kids. Also, a lighted timer takes the guesswork out of proper hand-washing lather time. Finally, my favorite feature is no plumbing labor is necessary, just place it on the countertop and wash away any installation headaches.

Master Contractor/Plumber Ed Del Grande is known internationally as the author of the book “Ed Del Grande’s House Call,” the host of TV and Internet shows, and a LEED green associate. Email eadelg@cs.com. Always consult local contractors and codes. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU PAINT? When you should paint your walls — and include painting projects in your annual home improvement budget — depends chiefly on four factors: Frequency of use: The rooms where we are most active will need a fresh coat every three to four years. Kitchens, bathrooms, hallways, laundry rooms and mud rooms are on this list. Bedrooms, living rooms and dining rooms, on the other hand, can usually go five to seven years without a new coat. Wear and tear: Damage from furniture or rambunctious pets can shorten the life of a paint job. If you’re struggling to keep the walls pristine, consider painting them with washable products. If you need drywall repairs before you paint, factor in a repair kit for $10-$30 or professional drywall repair for $60-$90 per hour. Quality of paint: Quality plays a big part in the longevity of your paint. If you use a high-quality product and primer, you can get almost twice the life you’d get with a lowquality product. Change of pace: Whether your current color scheme is dated or you’re simply switching things up, sometimes the best determining factor is your taste. If you want a change, then it’s time to paint. WHAT PAINT SHOULD YOU CHOOSE? Even if you’re just repainting a wall the same color, picking the right paint is important. Paint technology continues to improve, and you may be able to find a better performing product for your needs. Color: Color is largely a personal decision. But experts typically suggest the following:

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Kitchens, laundry rooms and bathrooms should be painted clean, refreshing colors like warm neutrals, whites, grays and blues. Bedrooms are best painted in calm and soothing colors like blue, purple and green. Avoid oranges and yellows. Living rooms can be either energized or relaxed, so a range of colors like red, yellow, pink and purple can thrive here. Finish: It’s best to consult with a painting expert as you navigate your finish options, but here are the basic rules of thumb: Flat and matte — Low gloss and tough to clean. Use in low-traffic areas. Satin and eggshell — Slight gloss and easier to clean. Use in living rooms and bedrooms. Semi-gloss — Around 50 percent gloss, easy to clean and more resistant to moisture. Use in kitchens and bathrooms. Gloss — Reflective and shows imperfections easily. Use on trim, doors and cabinets. HOW MUCH WILL IT COST? The cost of your interior painting project will depend on several factors: the type of paint, the number of rooms and whether you decide to do it yourself or hire a professional, to name a few. Having an average-sized room professionally painted costs around $400$800, according to HomeAdvisor’s True Cost Guide, and homeowners typically spend around $2,000 to have their entire home interior painted. Having a single bathroom painted could cost as little as $300, while painting a kitchen could cost over $1,000. Interior painting can be a DIY project if you put in the time to do it right. The only direct costs will be tools, paint and various necessities like ladders and tarps. On average, homeowners pay $200 to $300 to paint a single room themselves. HomeAdvisor is an online marketplace connecting homeowners with trusted service professionals to complete home projects. Visit HomeAdvisor.com. ©2018 HomeAdvisor Visit HomeAdvisor at www.HomeAdvisor.com

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First time buyers or investment opportunity. this 3 bedroom 1.75 bath is located in the el encanto Heights - Goleta North. Features include newer windows in the bedrooms and living room. in 2019 new kitchen counters and cabinet fronts installed. Hardwood floors in the bedrooms and possibly in the main living area, large attached 2-car garage with access to kitchen as well as the backyard. exterior painted in the last 5 years. Great backyard with your own grapevines and a wonderful mature tree. tenant occupied - do not disturb tenants.

Offered at $995,000 Christie Gallagher (805) 886-0933 Broker #00827584

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Think of rugs as artwork for the floor. Photo courtesy Dreamstime

6 Ways to Make the Most of the Details When Designing Your Home By Anne DeCocco Anne DeCocco is an award-winning interior designer and owner of DeCocco Design, based in Raleigh. Here, she shares some of her favorite decorating tips from floor to ceiling: LOOK UNDERFOOT While hardwoods are my favorite kind of floors, they often need to be warmed up (and protected) with area rugs. I think of them as artwork for the floor. You can use a lot of pattern and color in those rugs because they get quieter when laid down. Plus, there are often pieces of furniture on top, like coffee tables, dining tables, chairs and sofas. I’ll always be a sucker for a gorgeous Persian rug — they work in every decor — but any kind that makes your heart beat faster is a winner. Invest in a wool rug. It cleans well and should last a lifetime. Using wall to wall? Choose a texture or even a patterned option. They tend to age better than a solid. KEEP IT CALM What a wonderful, busy world we live in. In my own home — and that of the majority of people I work with — we want a peaceful

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retreat. A calm palette on the walls lays the foundation for thoughtful details and offers the flexibility to change it up when desired. However, “calm” can turn “boring” if we don’t add contrast and texture. Using a neutral color is fine, but the same shade of that neutral, spread all over the room, is blah. Do you like beige (or gray) on your walls? OK, then use a lighter tone for the sofa upholstery, a darker shade on the floor, maybe a wood and metal coffee table and a couple of accent pillows with graphic patterns, bold stripes or exotic prints. Choose your color, then find every variation of it: pale, medium and dark. Include a fabric pattern that has your neutral color in it as well as other colors. Oh, you will love how that looks. BIG OR SMALL, DETAILS ALL I go for contrast welt on upholstered furniture every time. Welt is that little tube-like trim that follows the outline of your upholstered seating. It looks very fresh when it’s a strong, contrasting color, like blue trim on a white chair. However, a much softer contrast can also look great, so feel free to use just a shade darker than your primary sofa fabric. This sharp-

ens up the outline and makes the piece look a little bit different from everyone else’s. Don’t forget you can also add a handsome antique brass or pewter nail-head trim to the bottom of a chair for extra flair. Layer these decorative touches into your room to make it feel special. POLISH UP YOUR WALLS Using original art in your home can create a permanent connection to your community and highlights your personal style. I think it’s the biggest bang for your decorating buck. Find pieces at local art shows, galleries and small shops. My favorite travel souvenir is a piece of art to hang on the wall or place on a shelf. And don’t forget old family pieces — storing them in boxes is just too sad. Dust them off and find a place to feature them in your home.

beams. High density polystyrene beams look incredibly real and are very easy to install on your ceiling (they cut like butter!). A couple of beams adds instant character to a room. My favorite source is azfauxbeams.com out of Virginia. These tips can get you started on the path to a home that makes you smile every time you walk through the door. Need more help? Call an interior designer. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

BE COOL Sometimes details are spinning right above your head. It might be time to update your ginormous, heavy looking ceiling fans. Look for clean, modern lines and LED light kits that take up very little room. ADD WHAT YOU DON’T HAVE Think arches, corbels, transoms ... think

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Modern Mediterranean-Style Home 3202Braemar.com

Gorgeous modern Mediterranean-style home located within walking distance to Hendry’s beach. This incredible, over 1-acre property is truly a private paradise set amidst mature trees. From the beautifully landscaped front yard with meandering pathway and dry river bed, to the lush 3-tiered backyard with sand volleyball, sprawling eco-friendly lawn, pool, spa and outdoor kitchen with fireplace, this home brings the resort to you. Featuring approximately 2,676 sq. ft. of living space, 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, in addition to ample room for RV and boat parking.

Offered at $3,750,000

Daniel Carpenter

Daniel.Carpenter@sothebys.realty 805.770.0889 | Broker Associate

Erin Carpenter Executive Assistant

© 2021 Sotheby’s International Realty. All Rights Reserved. The Sotheby’s International Realty trademark is licensed and used with permission. Each Sotheby’s International Realty office is independently owned and operated, except those operated by Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. The Sotheby’s International Realty network fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. All offerings are subject to errors, omissions, changes including price or withdrawal without notice. Daniel Carpenter DRE: 1787203

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ADDRESS

SELLER

BUYER

CARPINTERIA

1210 FRANCISCAN CT 7

JOHNS JILL EA

JOHNSON TREVOR

$600,000

6/2/21

4804 SAWYER AVE

ALLABACK STEVEN EU

ADAMS RYAN EU

$615,000

6/3/21

231 LINDEN AVE 3

JACOBSON ROBERT EA

MORGAN BARBARA

$700,000

6/2/21

152 FIRST ST

PACHECO NORMA EA

ZIMKOWSKI BOGDAN EU

$709,000

6/2/21

83 HICKORY WAY

WRIGHT DOROTHY EA

RICCI JORGE EA

$780,000

6/4/21

4212 VENICE LN

LOVERIDGE SUSAN EA

MADDEN DANIELLE EA

$950,000

6/3/21

4696 ELEANOR DR

HUND CHRISTOPHER EU

GARRISON FRANK EA

$1,200,000

6/3/21

251 CASTRO CANYON RD

LYDICK FRED

TATEVOSLAN ALEN

$950,000

6/4/21

2011 FOOTHILL RD

HERNANDEZ NICOLAS EU

CUYAMA FOOTHILL ROAD FARM

$2,200,000

6/2/21

5115 RHOADS AVE

GREEN ROGER EA

PLASCENCIA ALFREDO EA

$850,000

6/2/21

7223 BUTTE DR

RICH-GOENA SUSANNE

DUDLEY DANE EA

$1,025,000

6/3/21

110 S KELLOGG AVE

CARLSON WILLIAM EA

GORIN LINDA

$1,045,000

6/3/21

622 ANDAMAR WAY

JENSEN LEILANI EA

SMITH JAMES EU

$1,150,000

6/3/21

4968 TROCHA WAY

FRANK JULIE EA

HUANG CHEN-WEN EU

$1,200,000

6/2/21

980 VIA REGINA

PICKFORD KAREN EA

COPELAND WILLIS EA

$1,250,000

6/1/21

672 EDGEWOOD DR

WEST JANIE EA

GARCIA EMILIANO EU

$1,280,000

6/2/21

743 CATHEDRAL POINTE LN

SOLODKIN PATER EA

CLARK BRIAN EU

$1,620,000

6/2/21

149 VEREDA LEYENDA

BIGONI ROBERT EA

BRALLIER GREG EA

$1,825,000

6/3/21

312 ELDERBERRY DR

LAFFERTY ELIZBETH EA

BIGONI ROBERT EA

$2,000,000

6/3/21

302 OBISPO ST

TESORO ROSANNE EA

GONZALEZ ARMANDO EU

$340,000

6/4/21

5000 SANDPIPER LN

RUSSELL NANCY

NAVARRO MIRIAM

$466,000

6/3/21

1025 N POPPY ST

RUSSO VINCENT EU

ZUCKER DEAN EU

$436,500

6/4/21

1300 N THIRD ST

OSELLAME SARAH

BRASILE BARBARA

$480,000

6/2/21

1100 N G ST

SECREST JEANNE

ALVAREZ-CARRION ARTURO EA

$492,000

6/3/21

1261 STONEBROOK DR

FOERST FREDERIC EA

GERR KENZIE EA

$565,000

6/2/21

3 VIA ENCANTO

JAMES JEFFREY EA

AVERY ROBERT EA

$450,000

6/4/21

81 CHASE DR

NELSON STUART EU

LEVINE DAVID EA

$3,400,000

6/1/21

141 CORONADA CIR

BINGHAM ELIZABETH EA

PRITCHARD BARRY EA

$4,175,000

6/2/21

1077 SUMMIT RD

NYGREN DAVID EA

RODRIGUES GERARD EU

$6,750,000

6/4/21

700 PARK LN A

FELDSTEIN RICHARD EA

700 PARK LANE LLC

$28,500,000

6/2/21

317 POR LA MAR CIR

SIRCUS JAN EA

MOHAJERIN MOHAMMAD

$619,000

6/3/21

415 W GUTIERREZ ST 01

RAMSEY MELITTA EA

KARLSTEN DAN EA

$775,000

6/4/21

109 S VOLUNTARIO ST

ZANELLA ANN EA

CARATOLA JENNIFER EU

$800,000

6/2/21

31 LA CUMBRE CIR

GILLMAN ALAN EA

ANDERSON DENISE EA

$839,000

6/2/21

2094 CLIFF DR

SKARRY STEPHEN EA

PRADO WALTER EA

$985,000

6/1/21

229 N VOLUNTARIO ST

WILLIAMS DANIEL

COOK RYAN

$1,017,000

6/2/21

1124 E COTA ST

BROUCQSAULT THIERRY EU

AGRAWAL ASHA

$1,250,000

6/1/21

3026 SERENA RD

LYNCH JANICE

BACK DAVID EA

$1,350,000

6/4/21

CUYAMA

GOLETA

GUADALUPE

LOMPOC

MONTECITO

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3219 CALLE ROSELAS

VANDONGE JOHN EA

BUHR SARAH EA

$1,350,000

6/4/21

1817 CLEARVIEW RD

CONRAD MARILYN EA

GISELA LLC

$1,516,000

6/3/21

353 SHERWOOD DR

KISLOW DEITH EU

O’TOOLE PATRICK EU

$1,700,000

6/1/21

369 CANON DR

SOBEL ERIC

SCOTT ROBERT EU

$1,895,000

6/4/21

1134 EDGEMOUND DR

ZWICKE KAREN EA

SKOWOSKI PAUL EA

$1,905,000

6/1/21

608 E Michetorena ST

BROWN MUREEN EA

BACONI WILLIAM EA

$1,950,000

6/2/21

1327 ANACAPA ST

SACHARSKI BERNARD EA

HEARTH HOMES LLC

$2,100,000

6/2/21

3815 CRESCENT DR

ROSS BARRY EA

ROMERO JOSEPH EU

$2,285,000

6/3/21

2310 STATE ST

CHASE LORI

PARKER RICHARD EU

$2,450,000

6/3/21

1502 LA VISTA DEL OCEAN DR

MESNIK TODD EU

CAVINESS JOHN EA

$2,545,500

6/2/21

614 ALAMEDA PADRE SERR

PREFERRED TRUST EA

BARTLING MICHAEL EU

$2,650,000

6/2/21

305 E ISLAY ST

COLEMAN POLY EA

TAYLOR MADISYN

$2,680,000

6/4/21

217 EQUESTRIAN AVE

GAITHER OTTO EA

FLORES MARK EA

$2,800,000

6/2/21

4580 VIA HUERTO

BESSERMAN STEVE EA

PARR MICHAEL EA

$4,975,000

6/4/21

3357 CLIFF DR

FOX JULIA EA

KIBO 6000 LLC

$5,500,000

6/1/21

2339 EDGEWATER WAY

THURMAN BARBARA EA

CUSTARD CURT

$6,300,000

6/4/21

3535 HADLEY WAY

CAREY ANNE EA

NEWMAN PETER EU

$357,000

6/3/21

221 N OAKLEY AVE

SCHULDT JOHN EA

SMITH MARSHAL

$395,000

6/2/21

2141 N CHESTNUT LN

ERICKSON MARISSA EU

LAVERY CYNTHIA EA

$430,000

6/4/21

3119 HAMPTON DR

CHRISTE JANA EA

FOSTER JEFFERY EA

$540,000

6/4/21

867 E MCCLOUD ST

PEACOCK JOE EA

ROSAS RENE EU

$575,000

6/2/21

876 E MCCLOUD ST

OLIIO BOONIE EA

LOPEZ EDUARDO EU

$585,000

6/1/21

5915 QUAIL CT

MOHABBAT MOHAMMAD EA

BROWN BRIAN EU

$925,000

6/4/21

SANTA YNEZ

2980 TALL PINE LN

POURCHSO WILLIAM EA

SCHOLZ RICHARD EA

$2,890,000

6/4/21

UNICORP

499 E NEWLOVE DR K

CAMACHO OSCAR EU

BOUTON THOMAS EA

$341,000

6/1/21

522 E GRANT ST

DEVINE TIMOTHY EU

BOGNUDA LIVIO EA

$360,000

6/4/21

4125 POLARIS AVE

SWAIN MATTHEW EU

MARTINEZ NICHOLAS

$415,000

6/4/21

2641 S SANTA BARBARA DR

BARBER PAUL EA

PEREZ FRANISCA

$434,500

6/4/21

2143 S VISTA ELEGANTE

KASPER MARK EA

ROJAS CRISTINA

$435,000

6/2/21

3445 VIA CORTEZ

EMMETTE SCOTT

MARISCAL DULCE EU

$437,000

6/4/21

2216 SAN TELMO

GARDNER DAVID EU

ARCAMONTE JOSEPH EU

$440,000

6/4/21

1536 CALLE CINCO

WINCHELL DAVID

COKER SAMUEL EU

$446,000

6/4/21

265 FIFTH ST B

COX STEPHEN EA

TRAN TU EU

$460,000

6/2/21

404 MILKY WAY

ZAMORA ALBERT

NUNGARAY VICTOR

$499,000

6/3/21

130 HERCULES AVE

DEVLIN WENDY EU

OBISPO JASON EA

$565,000

6/4/21

1314 EMERALD DR

GRENAN JOHN EA

COFFEY KIMBRELY EU

$582,000

6/2/21

108 SHARON PL

KAI JENNY EA

JOHNSON JACK

$599,000

6/4/21

3722 JUPITER AVE

GORNDT BRIAN EU

RUSSO IRENE

$645,000

6/4/21

1228 EDISON ST

SPENCER CARLOS EA

COSTA MIGUEL EA

$785,000

6/2/21

2275 GLACIER LN

NEIMAN SHAUN

VALDEZ DAVID

$794,500

6/4/21

611 AQUEDUCT WAY

CLAIRE WILLIAM EA

THOREN TERRANCE EU

$825,000

6/3/21

3650 WILLOW ST

DELGADO MICHAEL EA

MABUNGA MANUEL EU

$930,000

6/2/21

630 MAIN STREET

BARRETT DOUBLAS EU

HORMANN GARY EA

$972,000

6/1/21

SANTA MARIA

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TA K E A V I R T U A L T O U R T O D AY

HOTEL SANTA BARBARA, DOWNTOWN 75 Rooms • $49,000,000 John (J.J.) Gobbell, 805.403.5785 LIC# 02063124

848 HOT SPRINGS RD, MONTECITO 4BD/5BA • $24,850,000 Nancy Kogevinas, 805.679.0116 LIC# 01209514

2285 BELLA VISTA DR, MONTECITO 4BD/6BA • $14,950,000 Team Scarborough, 805.331.1465 LIC# 01182792

985 PARK LN, MONTECITO UPPER 6BD/7BA • $12,875,000 Cristal Clarke, 805.886.9378 LIC# 00968247

OPEN SUN 1-4

663 LILAC DR, MONTECITO 5BD/9BA • $7,950,000 Cristal Clarke, 805.886.9378 LIC# 00968247 OPEN SUN 1-3

909 LAGUNA ST, DOWNTOWN Duplex; 3BD/1½BA + 1BD/1BA • $2,549,000 The Easter Team, 805.568.4955 LIC# 00917775

920 CAMINO VIEJO, MONTECITO 4BD/4½BA • $6,250,000 Daniel Encell, 805.565.4896 LIC# 00976141

2815 E VALLEY RD, MONTECITO 6BD/6½BA • $4,895,000 Patrice Serrani / Nancy Kogevinas, 805.637.5112 LIC# 01764713 / 01209514

OPEN SUN 1-3

4248 ENCORE DR, SANTA BARBARA 5BD/4½BA • $1,950,000 Rachael Douglas, 805.318.0900 LIC# 02024147

OPEN SUN 1-3

560 APPLE GROVE CIR, SANTA BARBARA 4BD/3½BA • $1,689,000 Mary Whitney, 805.689.0915 LIC# 01144746

OPEN SUN 1-3

2720 EL PRADO RD, SANTA BARBARA 4BD/2BA • $1,549,000 The Easter Team, 805.568.4955 LIC# 00917775

2789 SPRING CANYON RD, SANTA YNEZ 3BD/2+2½BA; 11.07±acs; 2/2 GH • $4,500,000 Laura Drammer, 805.448.7500 LIC# 01209580

2856 MARICOPA HWY, OJAI 10±acs • $1,595,000 Kerry Mormann, 805.682.3242 LIC# 00598625

OPEN WED 12-3

2911 KENMORE PL, MISSION CANYON 2BD/1BA • $1,295,000 The SB Group, 805.886.5735 LIC# 01314939 / 01457796

5483 TOLTEC DR, SANTA BARBARA 4BD/2BA • $1,250,000 The Brothers Gough, 805.455.1420 / 805.455.3030 LIC# 01047947 / 00372699

5414 CAMEO RD, CARPINTERIA 4BD/2½BA • $1,100,000 Randy Freed & Kellie Clenet, 805.895.1799 LIC# 00624274 / 01434616

3375 FOOTHILL RD#513, CARPINTERIA 2BD/2BA • $895,000 Rachael Douglas, 805.318.0900 LIC# 02024147

60 LA PANZA AVE, NEW CUYAMA 3BD/2BA; 1.3±acs • $735,000 Jody Neal, 805.252.9267 LIC# 01995725

6598 CA-154, SANTA BARBARA 0.83±acs • $349,000 Kerry Mormann, 805.682.3242 LIC# 00598625

OPEN SUN 1-4

1050 FAIRWAY RD, MONTECITO 1BD/1BA • $899,000 Thomas Schultheis, 805.729.2802 LIC# 01847740

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NEW LISTING! Spacious and Stylish in the Samarkand Hills OPEN Saturday 1-4 and Sunday 1-4

419 Stanley Drive

3 Bedrooms + 2.5 Bathrooms + 2 Offices + Living Room + Large Family Room Showcasing streamlined design, a rambling floor plan, and idyllic surroundings, this Samarkand Hills home is primed for turnkey enjoyment. This residence comprises 3BD/2.5BA in addition to family room, living room, and two offices. This relaxing haven is nestled quietly in Samarkand Hills and uniquely captures breathtaking panoramas of the mountains and city. The approximately 2,300 square-foot home’s generous interiors achieve a seamless blend of grace and style, with such touches as wide plank flooring, modern tile work, up-to-the-minute fixtures, two cozy fireplaces, and an abundance of natural light thanks to glass doors and substantial picture windows at virtually every turn. An inviting ambiance is immediately apparent in the adjoining living room, dining room, and kitchen, which overlook the hedged gardens and mountain panorama and combine to create one of several ideal entertaining venues. The open-plan kitchen particularly epitomizes the home’s chic style with its quartz counters, breakfast bar, barn-doored pantry, stainless appliances, and dazzling seaglass-hued backsplash. Upstairs, the master suite comprises the second floor, where sensational views featuring notable landmarks provide an inspiring backdrop to this ultra- private vantage point. The most impressive room of them all is a multi-faceted, multi-use entertainment room flawlessly outfitted with a wet bar, dining area, windowseat nook, and expansive family room area—lending comfort and fluidity for gatherings large and small.

Vanessa Shotwell

Offered at $2,195,000

805.448.5307 Vanessa@VanessaShotwell.com www.VanessaShotwell.com DRE 02071607 © 2021 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties (BHHSCP) is a member of the franchise system of BHH Affiliates LLC. BHHS and the BHHS symbol are registered service marks of Columbia Insurance Company, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. BHH Affiliates LLC and BHHSCP do not guarantee accuracy of all data including measurements, conditions, and features of property. Information is obtained from various sources and will not be verified by broker or MLS. Buyer is advised to independently verify the accuracy of that information

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H O T E L S A N TA B A R B A R A 5 2 7- 5 3 3 STAT E ST R E E T, S A N TA B A R B A R A Once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire the Hotel Santa Barbara, a trophy, Santa Barbara landmark w/high-quality architectural detail, located in the well-traveled downtown area, five blocks from the ocean and Stearns Wharf pier. Located on the popular Lower State Street corridor, it is surrounded by numerous restaurants, shopping venues, and entertainment such as theaters and art galleries. The hotel is situated on a 25,000 sf lot and features 75 guest rooms, a lobby, and 6 ground-level retail spaces along State Street anchored by Starbucks Coffee at the immediate corner. The single U-shaped building is served by a rear surface parking lot with 23 spaces.

John J. (J.J.) Gobbell, Jr. | REALTOR® 805-403-5785 JJ@EstatesOfSantaBarbara.com JJGobbell@bhhscal.com DRE # 02063124

LISTED FOR $49,000,000 www.EstatesOfSantaBarbara.com 1170 Coast Village Road Montecito, California 93108

© 2021 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties (BHHSCP) is a member of the franchise system of BHH Affiliates LLC. BHHS and the BHHS symbol are registered service marks of Columbia Insurance Company, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. BHH Affiliates LLC and BHHSCP do not guarantee accuracy of all data including measurements, conditions, and features of property. Information is obtained from various sources and will not be verified by broker or MLS. Buyer is advised to independently verify the accuracy of that information.

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A N O T H E R F I N E P RO P E RT Y R E P R E S E N T E D B Y

D ANIEL E NCELL

• #4 Berkshire Hathaway Agent in the Nation • Wall Street Journal “Top 100” Agents Nationwide ANOTHER FINE PROPERTY (out REPRESENTED of overBY 1.3 million) • Graduate of UCLA School of Law and former attorney (with training in Real Estate law, contracts, estate planning, and tax law) • Dedicated and highly trained full-time support team • An expert in the luxury home market

REMEMBER, IT COSTS NO MORE TO WORK WITH THE BEST (BUT IT CAN COST YOU PLENTY IF YOU DON’T)

VISIT: WWW.DANENCELL.COM

Dan Encell “The Real Estate Guy” Phone: (805) 565-4896 DanEncell@aol.com DRE 00976141

EACH YEAR, DAN SPENDS OVER $250,000 IN MARKETING & ADVERTISING!

NEW LISTING!

440 WOODLEY ROAD • MONTECITO Nestled privately in Montecito’s coveted Pepper Hill enclave, this sophisticated single level home is a chic blend of quality and design. An extensive recent renovation offers a fully functional open floor plan flowing effortlessly from room to room and out into the scenic terraces and charming manicured gardens. A luxurious master suite provides tranquil seclusion with its immaculately re-envisioned private bath and walk-in closet. Gourmet kitchen, dining, and great room collectively enjoy brilliant natural light and panoramic vistas of the property’s enchanting landscaping.

OFFERED AT $6,500,000 © 2021 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties (BHHSCP) is a member of the franchise system of BHH Affiliates LLC. BHHS and the BHHS symbol are registered service marks of Columbia Insurance Company, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. BHH Affiliates LLC and BHHSCP do not guarantee accuracy of all data including measurements, conditions, and features of property. Information is obtained from various sources and will not be verified by broker or MLS. Buyer is advised to independently verify the accuracy of that information. CalDRE#: 00976141

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SAMARKAND DUPLEX

2535-2537 Treasure Drive | $1,198,000 Bright and charming duplex! Retaining the charm of the 50’s these twin homes are a real treasure! Each home enjoys two nicely sized bedrooms, one bath, a spacious inside laundry area, a private back yard, and a one-car garage. Live in one and rent the other or rent both out for a consistent income. Located in the pleasant and sought-after neighborhood of Samarkand they are conveniently located near Oak Park and Earl Warren Showgrounds with easy access to bus and freeway. Call us today to arrange a private showing. Angela Moloney Braverman (805) 451-1553 AngelaMoloney@bhhscal.com www.AngelaMoloney.com DRE 01221588

Suzy Lance Dahl

(805) 451-4332 Suzy.Dahl@bhhscal.com DRE 02021715

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By Mary Carol Garrity Upholstered furniture, like sofas and chairs, bring a lot of razzle-dazzle to our rooms, with their endless options to infuse our spaces with beautiful patterns and colors. But it’s their quieter siblings that provide the backbone to our interior spaces. Wood furniture may not always be as fun as upholstered pieces, but it plays a gigantic role in the design of our rooms. I wanted to share my favorite way to weave wood pieces into my decor. START YOUR ROOM DESIGN WITH YOUR UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE When our designers work with our customers to create spaces they love, we start with the upholstered pieces. Sofas and chairs create the color story for a room and set the style. Then, we turn to the wood furnishings. Why? Wood pieces play the supporting role in the room. You can’t pick an end table that’s the right size and shape if you don’t know the style and scale of the chair it will sit next to. Getting wood pieces to match the scale of your room and the other furniture is a fundamental of good design.

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A great way to get an evolved look in a hurry is to use a wide array of wood finishes and styles. EVOLVED ROOMS ARE MY FAVORITE When I was trying to decide how to decorate our little lake cottage, it took me a while to select the style of furniture I wanted, which upholstery fabric was my favorite and what other pieces I wanted to include in each room. But the one thing I knew I wanted was a home that felt like it had evolved over time. I wanted the cottage to feel like it had been in the family for generations. An evolved look is my absolute favorite, as if a room has come to life piece by piece, detail by detail, over decades. A great way to get this look in a hurry is to use a wide array of wood finishes and styles. In my home, I don’t think twice about combining a mahogany side table, a natural pine chest, a painted book case and an oak dining table. These different styles and stains add to the story of the room. DON’T BE TIED TO ONE TREND It’s a great idea to watch the trends in interior design, both with an eye to see what’s new and as a way to keep your home ever-fresh. But I’m not one who goes for remaking my interior spaces to match a new design trend. For example, the reclaimed wood trend has brought some beautiful looks to the design

world and given us a chance to pull beautiful, organic pieces into our spaces. But a room that only features reclaimed wood can begin to feel flat, unimaginative. Instead, I like to add new pieces, as they grab my heart, but hold fast to the wood furniture I have loved for decades. YOUR ROOMS SHOULD LOOK LIKE YOU, NOT A CATALOG We all love to thumb through catalogs that depict well-put-together rooms filled with a store’s newest look. They are fun to look at and a good place to get ideas. But I would never encourage anyone to replicate the looks. That is someone else’s vision, not yours. As always, I urge you to only collect things you love, including wood furniture. Life is too short to live with a bookcase, table, end table or dining table that doesn’t make your heart race, right?

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MIX OLD AND NEW You will find a mix of styles in my cottage. While my truest look is traditional furnishings, I mix my timeless classics with pops of fun new modern pieces. I like to hang a stunning piece of modern art above a worn antique. Splash up my chesterfield sofa with a bouquet of pillows in hip geometric fabrics. If you have inherited some antiques or vintage wood furniture with good bones and in the right scale, but in a stain color that is not your thing, give it a new look. Cover it in a high luster emerald green or royal blue. This column was adapted from Mary Carol Garrity’s blog at www.nellhills.com. She can be reached at marycarol@nellhills.com . ©2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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Buying or selling a home can be a daunting task. But doing so without a real estate agent can be even more so. After all, the job of a real estate agent is to cover the many details involved to ensure you’re getting the best possible outcome in your new home purchase or home sale.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF HIRING A REAL ESTATE AGENT? Agents bring a number of advantages. They have a vested interest in giving you the best customer service possible, as many depend on referrals and references to grow their customer base. And they also have a deep knowledge of the local real estate market and their ear to the ground about potential new listings and buyers. Further, since they handle

scheduling, negotiations and other details, it frees your time to focus on the other aspects of your move and minimizes the risk of disagreements between you and the other party. WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IN A BUYER’S AGENT? A homebuyer should consider a few key factors before soliciting the help of a buyer’s agent: • Is the agent available to meet at a time that is convenient for you? And, does their style of communicating match up with your own? When interviewing an agent, be sure to ask how they prefer to communicate and how they plan to make time in their schedule for showing you homes. • Are they able to explain the market conditions, what they do to structure a contract in the most competitive way, and how they plan to help you find your new home? If they’re not able to answer these three basic questions, it may be time to interview the next agent. • Is the agent associated with a realty company that has resources to support and assist you with your transaction? And are they dedicated to putting those resources to work to get you what you’re looking for? • Finally, ask the agent for references of recent buyers or sellers they have represented. Ask the referenced buyers questions about the negotiations, the closing of the deal, and what, if anything, they had to give up in the negotiations.

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DO I REALLY NEED A REAL ESTATE AGENT TO SELL MY HOME? It’s certainly possible to post that “For Sale by Owner” sign out in front of your house and handle the details yourself. But ask any professional and they’ll point out that the real estate industry wouldn’t exist if selling a home were easy. First, ask yourself why you’re considering not hiring an agent. Is it simply to avoid paying a commission? Before you make a decision, be sure to weight those savings against the increased profits a qualified agent may be able to generate. If you decide to move forward on your own, you can still pay a flat fee to have your property appear on the Multiple Listing Service used by real estate agents. More than half of recent home buyers still used the MLS in their property search, so that’s an important resource to use to market your home. Consider hiring a home inspector and appraiser before listing the property to identify potential issues and help manage expectations. You should also have a lawyer go over your paperwork. Paul F. P. Pogue is a reporter for Angie’s List, a trusted provider of local consumer reviews and an online marketplace of services from top-rated providers. Visit AngiesList.com. ©2018 Ask Angie’s List Visit Ask Angie’s List at www.angieslist.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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In Downsizing to a Downtown Condo, a Couple Pulls An Aesthetic U-turn and Creates a Contemporary Compromise

“We perch out here at dinnertime,” homeowner John Drinkard says of the glassed-in corner sunroom of their downtown Seattle condominium. Photos courtesy Steve Ringman/TNS

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By Sandy Deneau Dunham John and Jan Drinkard have been married 41 years. You might not think this impressive factoid would factor into the interior design of their contemporary high-rise condominium, but actually it has implications both aesthetic and admirable. Aesthetically: The Drinkards have experienced a lot of life together and, together, have amassed quite a collection of meaningful art (including John’s own photos), personal furnishings and family treasures. Admirably: While raising two daughters to fly-the-nest independence in their former, larger home, on Mercer Island, and managing careers as a dentist (John) and a school librarian (Jan) before retirement, the Drinkards have become quite the experienced compromisers. “Their previous home was decorated with more of Jan’s tastes; it was on the traditional side, full of color, patterns and florals,” says interior designer Lindsey Runyon, who guided the couple’s decor journey to this blissful new middle ground, 23 floors up. “For their new condo, it was John’s turn; he wanted the style to be very contemporary, with hardly any ornamentation or detail. Jan was open to new ideas.” Adds Jan: “That’s why we’ve been married so long.”

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Compromise is a beautiful thing — within a long-lasting partnership, and all throughout the Drinkards’ mutually minimalist downtown home. “Their style did a 180,” says Runyon, who calls this project “Downsize/Upstyle.” (Speaking of things you can measure: The Drinkards’ 2,000-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bathroom, onelevel condo opens to 270 degrees of premium Seattle scenery.) “The view is really special,” says Runyon. “Clean lines and subtle textures in the interior leave the view as the uncontested main attraction.” Of course, there are lots of attractive indoor elements to admire on the way. When the Drinkards first downsized downtown, “to the center of everything,” John says, “We needed furniture for this space. Lindsey and I walked down Western Avenue to furniture stores to see if we were on the same page.” Page and palette established, Runyon worked in two chapters: Phase One concentrated on the entry hall, back hall, living room, dining room and master bedroom. A little later, for Phase Two, she wrapped up by updating the guest bedroom and the glorious, rather surprising-in-an-excellent-way corner sunroom. Everything started with the new living-room sofa and dining table, Runyon says, and “built out from there.” The living room’s TiSUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2021


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betan wool and silk rug, from Lapchi, is RugMarkcertified, she says, and informed three other rugs and runners from Driscoll Robbins Fine Carpets. “Every color in the rug was selected,” Runyon says. “Everything new is custom or customized.” The Drinkards contributed the “something old(er)” component with their own pieces, now elegantly integrated and, in some cases, subtly updated. John brought the beautiful, and beautifully durable, Eames chair he bought before marrying Jan. The piano, at the end of the entry hall, moved downtown with them, as did the statement painting above it, commissioned from Galen Garwood when the Drinkards lived in their first home, in Burien, 32 years ago. “Originally, its frame was painted a light mauve, reminiscent of the ‘80s,” Runyon says. “So we chose to repaint the frame an espresso/black. It feels so fresh and modern. Very timeless.” John calls photography a hobby, but when it’s this artsy, and in artful hands, it becomes a meaningful design element. Runyon says she “pored through stacks of John’s photos to find the right ones to frame and hang.” And now, black-and-white images from travels to Cambodia, Thailand and Bali boldly line a wall of the entry; photos from Africa form an arrangement in the totally reworked guest room; and more framed photos from more fabulous travels hang in the sunroom. Holy solar-warmed sightseeing — that sunroom. All 140 or so units in the Drinkards’ 39-story building have one, Runyon says — but it’s highly unlikely they all are this stellar. “The Drinkards had a really simple table and stools and wanted it more comfy and cozy, happy,”

she says. “The custom banquette is the right height and size, so they can see out.” Around that plush banquette — softly hugging a tabletop, atop a new base, that belonged to John’s mother — “The upper windows accordion-fold to create a much-desired open-air feel to the space,” Runyon says. “When they open, it’s amazing how high up you feel. It’s really exciting.” After 41 years of marriage, the Drinkards have outfitted their new downtown condo with a contemporary viewpoint built on compromise — and the promise of even more excitement to come. “When we moved in, the view was a big nothing for so many years. There had been a big hole in the ground,” says John. “We’re really happy to see the city developing. It’s so much more interesting with lighting. If we live long enough, this will get really interesting.” Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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Mistakes You’re Making When Purchasing Garden Supplies By Debbie Carlson

Raised beds and vertical gardens, especially on rooftops, can dry out quickly and may need daily watering. Photo courtesy Monkey Business Images/ Dreamstime/TNS

It’s easy to drop serious cash in a garden supply shop, falling in love with a gorgeous yucca plant or picking up a bunch of bargain tools. But when the that sun-loving yucca dies in your shady, wet-soil backyard, or that plastichandled spade breaks the first time you used, you’ve wasted money and you’re frustrated. To help you avoid financial heartbreak, garden experts shared common mistakes they see new gardeners make.

1 . You’ve neglected the soil. Joe Raboine, national design and training specialist for

Belgard, a landscape supply firm, said that when people dig up part of their yard, install a raised bed or build a small vertical garden, good soil will mean the difference between plants that thrive and those that wither. Plants need a foot of soil to grow properly, he said. In some yards, much of the original topsoil is gone and needs to be replaced. In raised beds, Raboine said, “people don’t put enough decent soil in. They put in, let’s say, a bunch of scraps or gravel or things in the bottom of the container, and it just doesn’t give plants enough of a place to grow roots.” Remedy this by buying topsoil or garden soil for yards and potting soil for raised beds and containers.

nior director of horticulture at Chicago Botanic Garden, and Renee Young, manager at Christy Webber Farm and Garden, see these mistakes a lot. “Where a lot of people go wrong from the get-go is they don’t know plants. You’re in the garden center and you see something that’s in flower and beautiful, and it’s like, ‘Oh, that would look great in this corner of my garden,’ “ Johnson said. But gardeners need to consider their spot’s growing conditions. A plant that likes marshy conditions doesn’t do well in dry soils, just as a plant that wants afternoon sun might not tolerate shade. Think about your design goals, he said, and talk to the staff for advice on what plants will fulfill those dreams. If your heart is set on a flowering viburnum that can mature at 7 or 8 feet high, but you don’t have the space, ask if there’s a dwarf version that will look just as good. Young said she sees people stuffing too many plants into small spaces. “People will want to put three tomatoes in a 12-inch pot, and really one 12-inch pot is barely big enough for one tomato plant,” she said. A tomato plant without a roommate will likely produce more fruits than those in the overcrowded pot that will be fighting for nutrients and light, she said.

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should invest in quality. Johnson said gardeners should pick up the tools and judge how they feel in their hands. Look for something comfortable and sturdy, he said, which may mean something different for each gardener. Good-quality tools have warranties, Young said. She likes hand tools by Dutch company DeWit, which have lifetime warranties. “I try to encourage people to go with that tool that’s going to last you a lifetime over something that’s less expensive and may break after a couple of seasons,” she said. Other brands she recommends are Corona and, for pruners, she said, they all use ones by Felco, whether at the store or on landscaping jobs.

4. You didn’t think about watering. Raised beds and vertical gardens, especially

on rooftops, can dry out quickly. They may need daily watering and even more when temps hit 90. Raboine and Young said you need to buy, at a minimum, a watering can and hose. Young said Bond Aeroflex ($24.99 www.jet.com) makes attractive expandable hoses that shrink for storage in small places. Raboine said another option is to install drip irrigation, either with kits, such as those by DIG ($29.94, www.homedepot.com) or by creating your own by drilling holes in PVC pipes. Improper watering can stunt or kill plants.

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5. You’re overdoing it on fertilizer or pesticides. If you’re gardening to be more en-

vironmental, the last thing you want to do is waste money on expensive fertilizers, and many of these can make your plant dependent on the feedings. “(Synthetic) can harm your plant quite a bit. If you overfertilize, it will burn the roots of the plant, or the plant is so dependent on the synthetic fertilizer that the minute you stop using it, it begins to fail because it needs that constantly,” Young said. She recommends organic fertilizers that feed the microbes and the soil, which will then in turn feed your plants. Johnson frowns on the yearlong fertilizer programs that “weed and feed” lawns, such as powders or granular types in bags available at garden-supply shops, noting many release unneeded chemicals. If you feel the need to treat existing insect or weed problems, he recommends using liquid sprays for spot treatments. “In my mind, ... you shouldn’t be applying any sort of a pesticide, whether it’s herbicide or insecticide if you don’t need to,” he said.

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EnduraScape Verbenas Stealing The Garden Show By Norman Winter

(top) EnduraScape verbenas like this hot pink look dazzling tumbling over walls and window boxes. Photo courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

(right) Golden Butterfly argyranthemum makes a stunning complementary combination with the EnduraScape verbenas. Photo courtesy Norman Winter/TNS

The EnduraScape series has been out for about 6 years and now boast many colors. They have been winning trials and living up to the claim of both heat and cold tolerance. In other words, give it a good home with soil preparation and there is a great chance you’ll be enjoying this verbena for a few years. The EnduraScape Pink-bicolor was chosen as an All-America Selections Winner in 2017. EnduraScape Hot Pink has been a winner at the Colorado State University Trials and the EnduraScape Red & EnduraScape White Blush have both been included in the Southern Living Plant Collection. Even if you don’t want it as a perennial you’ll love it as a summer annual that doesn’t shut down in the heat. You’ll bring out the camera as the blooms gracefully tumble over the edge in mixed containers, window boxes or cascade over walls all the while bringing in pollinators. You have to admit that’s pretty special. No longer do we think of the verbena as being a powdery mildew, insect-infested flower in the garden thanks to the EnduraScape series. Proper soil preparation and site selection are essential for your verbena success. Add 3 to 4 inches of organic matter and till it to a depth of 8 to 10 inches. While doing this, spread 2 pounds per 100 square feet of a slow release fertilizer. This will help jumpstart your new transplants. Finish your bed preparation by adding a good layer of mulch after planting. Provide full sunlight, water and you are well on your way to enjoying one of the prettiest groups of flowers available. But there is one more important aspect to happiness with verbenas. These are vigorous plants that spread exceptionally well blooming for weeks and weeks. If they have reached their allotted space or ever perhaps look a little tired, don’t be afraid to cut back and side dress with a little fertilizer. They will reward you with new growth and more blooms than you ever imagined as you head into the fall season. As mentioned they are unbeatable in mixed containers. Use them as spiller plants and combine with pockets of colorful foliage. I have a couple of large bowls where South Pacific Sipper hibiscus is the thriller plant and combined with the dark blue-violet verbena and Goldilocks creeping Jenny. In containers that you water daily during the summer, it will be important to frequently apply a dilute water-soluble fertilizer. With so many colors there is sure to be one to fit your color palette. I’ll be honest I am partial to the blue selections and even the dark purple that seem to have a touch of blue. You can create dazzling complementary combinations by partnering with yellow flowers. Recently I had to stop the car to photograph a stunning partnership with the Golden Butterfly argyranthemum or marguerite daisy. No matter your favorite color you will find that like their cousin the lantana, the EnduraScape verbenas will be feasted on regularly by swallowtail, monarch and fritillary butterflies that make the garden even more beautiful..

(below) EnduraScape verbenas are incredible in mixed containers like these.

Norman Winter, horticulturist, garden speaker and author of “Tough-as-Nails Flowers for the South” and “Captivating Combinations: Color and Style in the Garden.” Follow him on Facebook @NormanWinterTheGardenGuy. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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How to Control Invasive Orchids, Powdery Mildew and Diminished Blooms on Dogwoods

Dogwood trees do best with well-draining, fertile soil and partial shade. Photo courtesy Dreamstime

By Jessica Damiano

Question:

I have two dogwood trees in my yard, and in the past two springs they have produced very few flowers. It breaks my heart, as I love these trees. They were both Mother’s Day gifts from my family. Is there something I can do to help them and bring them back to their May glory?

Answer:

Dogwood trees (Cornus) require welldraining, fertile soil and partial shade in order to thrive and bloom best. Because of these needs, they are considered understory trees, which means that in the wild, such as forests, they typically are found growing under larger trees, which provide shade as well as nutrients from hummus in a soil produced from the fallen leaves of their neighbors. They do require some sunlight, but too much or too little certainly would impact blooming. I see larger trees in the background in your photo and wonder whether they have been cut back recently, which would have increased the amount of sunlight that reaches the dogwoods and could be affecting the number of flowers they are producing. If, on the other hand, you notice the surrounding trees have grown larger and there is now more

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shade than in the past, consider thinning surrounding trees to allow filtered sunlight. Other sources of dense shade would be an extension added onto the house or another new sun-blocking structure. Pruning at the wrong time of year — winter or early spring for dogwoods — removes buds that would be flowers. And another consideration is fertilizer: If the dogwoods are sited in or near a lawn that receives nitrogen fertilizer, it’s likely the nitrogen is forcing the trees to route their energy toward growth at the expense of flower production. When fertilizing nearby lawns, avoid the soil area from the tree’s trunk extending outward under the tips of the farthest-reaching branches, which is referred to as the “drip line” of the tree.

Question:

Over the last two years, our property has become infested with the invasive orchid Epipactis helleborine. What can be done to eliminate these rapidly growing plants?

Answer:

The weedy orchid you’re describing actually was introduced intentionally from Europe, with its first New York sighting reported in 1879. It soon became apparent, however, that the pretty landscape plant takes off like

a runaway train on this side of the pond through its underground rhizome network, which sends up several plants from each root as it grows and spreads beneath the soil. Unfortunately, control is quite difficult, as leaving behind even a small portion of rhizome will result in more proliferation. In addition, the plant doesn’t respond well to herbicides such as glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup. There are only two things you can do in an attempt to keep this orchid under control: First, dig deeply to remove every last bit of root you can find, taking into account that the fleshy rhizomes can extend more than 4 inches into the soil, and dig again whenever new plants surface. Next, never allow the plants to go to seed; they will germinate and sprout new plants two years later.

Question:

I planted a lilac bush about four years ago, and every year it gets chalky white on the leaves. It finally has buds this year, and I don’t want it turning white. How do I prevent this from happening?

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coats leaves and stems. Susceptible plants, such as peonies, phlox and hydrangea, in addition to lilacs, should be regularly monitored. Left unchecked, symptoms that include stunting, leaf curl, yellowing or browning of foliage, shortened bloom time and premature flower drop can escalate, making plants unsightly. But the good news is powdery mildew seldom is fatal. Affected leaves should be removed and disposed of (in the trash) as soon as you spot them, and plants can be treated with horticultural oil or neem oil to control outbreaks (follow package directions carefully). For severe infections, synthetic, sulfur and biological fungicides are available. Good cultural practices should be employed to prevent infection and recurrences. Simple measures such as planting in full sun, allowing adequate spacing of plants to accommodate their mature sizes, pruning to thin out branches or stems to allow more sunlight to reach the middle of the plant, dividing larger plants and removing fallen leaves and plant debris from garden beds can help keep plants healthy and prevent infections from spreading and recurring. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

What you’re seeing is powdery mildew, which is a common affliction of lilacs. The fungus appears as a white or gray powder that

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Sharon E. Hills 805-899-2919 www.SBBusinessBrokers.com Sharon@SBBusinessBrokers.com Se Habla Espanol THINKING OF BUYING, SELLING OR LEASING? FREE CONSULTATION Call now! Great RESTAURANTS 4 LEASE! *Profitable in spite of COVID *NEW: Corner Mkt $450K

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Equestian Potential Beautiful 50 acres Ocean View. $2,500,000 1-808-280-0720

+Inv. Type 21 LiqLic. $90K to Owner Op.

REAL ESTATE WANTED 420

SB Fast Food $165K

Profitable. Fully equipt kitchen

Car Rental Franchise $150K

Rough & Tumble Fixer Local Pvt. Pty. seeks 2 bed or +. Lease @ option or Seller Finan. Can do lots of improv.! 805-538-1119 JBG PO Box 3963 SB Cal 93130

+ autos ea. $1000 below Blue Book

*Tech Assembly $599K Over $300K owner income

Profitable Iphone Biz $75K Owner Op earns over $50K Part time. Will train.

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Framers: Very Profitable $79K

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local shop earns owner $10K monthly in spite of Covid.

129 E. Anapamu Bldg $2.1M

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Montecito Gorgeous, New & Furnished!

Just remodeled Studio apt. w/ vinyl plank flooring, lots of designer touches! Kitchenette w/ Micro & sm. refrig. Excellent Coast Village Road location. Close to Butterfly Beach & Shops! $1995 incl. Utils. Brand new furniture! Karen Lacks & Co. Real Estate DRE#00576880 684-7541 684-RENT x304 www.klacks.com

Apts. Unfurn. 3030 Summerland – Just Blocks to Beach! Delightful Downstairs 1 bed. 1 ba. apts.! Remodeled w/ stainess appliances, tile flooring & carpet, prvt. patios, ocean or garden views! $1950 - $1975. Only $1650 or $1675/mo. 1st 3 mths. Karen Lacks & Co. Real Estate DRE#00576880 684-7541 684-RENT x305 www.klacks.com

LIVE IN MONTECITO - Coast Village Road!

Beautiful remodeled downstairs studio! w/ bath. kitchenette w/ micro & refrig. Carpeting & large closet. Parking. $1750 incl utils. Nr. Shops & Beach! Karen Lacks & Co. Real Estate DRE#00576880 684-7541 684-RENT x304 www.klacks.com

One Block From State! – Studio Apts.

Upstairs studios w/ full kitch. & baths. Charming 3 story bldg. downtown S.B. $1400- $1450. $55 off per mo. 1st 3 mths. Karen Lacks & Co. Real Estate DRE#00576880 684-7541 684-RENT x301 www.klacks.com

GOLETA CHOICE PROPERTY!

Very spacious! 2 bed, 2 ba. Upstairs apt. Very lg. prvt. patio! Lg. kitch. w/ dining area. Prkng, lndry. Facils. Nr. Goleta Hospital & shops. Lovely grounds, lots of trees! $2495/mo. $300 Off Per Month for 1st. 3 mths. Karen Lacks & Co. Real Estate DRE#00576880 684-7541 684-RENT x306 www.klacks.com

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Local Couple Seek: Simple; small; circa 2+2 home for lease SB area; starting 8/1/21 805-455-1420

Married couple w/ 2 small dogs seek a single-story furnished Santa Barbara rental w/ A/C, frplc, a garage & fenced in yard. Rental price consideration would depend on amenities offered. 702-873-5200

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New Listing The wait is over – this is truly a home for today’s lifestyle. 180 Nogal Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93110 6 beds | 3 baths | 3,200 square feet on a flat 1/2 acre

On a private lane, in the highly coveted Hope Ranch Annex, this expansive, gated estate offers the perfect opportunity to fulfill your Santa Barbara lifestyle dreams. This single-story home is one with its surroundings. Experience indoor-outdoor synthesis in this open, light home with seven doors wide open to the four massive Coastal Pines with sweeping mountain views. The property features five bedrooms + an office (or 6th bedroom), three full baths, two detached structures (currently being used as an art studio and workshop) on a flat 1/2 acre. The interiors feature open concept living with the sunken living room opening to the kitchen and dining room. Hardwood and tile floors compliment the two fireplaces. The private and inviting outdoor space is truly an entertainer’s delight and gardener’s paradise with raised vegetable beds and over a dozen fruit trees. The yard will host great celebrations around the bocce ball court, built in BBQ, and fire pit with built-in seating. Enjoy the covered patio year-round. Steps to the coveted Vieja Valley Elementary School and in the La Colina Junior High and San Marcos High School attendance areas. Catch the bike-path around the corner to the beach or downtown or enjoy the nearby horse trails. Work from home in one of the many indoor or outdoor office spaces.

Offered at $3,395,000 | Visit www.180NogalDr.com

JASON SALTOUN-EBIN

Residential Real Estate Broker Cell/Text: (805) 364-3070 Email: JasonSaltounEbin@gmail.com Website: www.JasonSaltounEbin.com BRE License # 01961187

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