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Students at San Marcos High School hard at work on their tiny home.

Paul Wellman

Students at San Marcos High School hard at work on their tiny home.


Tiny Homes & Tremendous Gardens

Our Third Annual Homes & Gardens Special Section


For the third straight year, the Santa Barbara Independent presents its annual Homes & Gardens special section, a roundup of profiles, advice, and insight into what makes our developed and cultivated landscapes thrive. This year’s edition looks at a tiny home built by high schoolers, the history of adobe construction, how to make your yard look like Lotusland, and much, much more.

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