SANTA BARBARA, Cali. – Grace Design Associates, a landscape design/build studio, has announced the debut of the firm’s first book, “Private Gardens of Santa Barbara.”
Set to release on March 3 this year, both in stores and online, the coffee table book will feature 18 residential gardens from throughout the Santa Barbara region, known as the American Riviera.
Ideal for garden enthusiasts, lifestyle devotees, designers, photographers and landscape professionals, “Private Gardens of Santa Barbara” showcases 190 images of gardens from a wide array of homes. With imagery by landscape photographer Holly Lepere of Lepere Studio, the book displays garden styles including large estates, modest homes and family surf retreats, ranging from serene and natural to bold, urban environments.
“Each garden is a response to the unique character and architecture of the site, adapted to the personality and lifestyle needs of the people who live there,” said Margie Grace, founding principal of