Travel and Treasure Hunting Video

Travel and Treasure Hunting Video

“As soon as I get out of the car, my heart starts beating, I can feel it” – ~ Stephen Block Stephen Block, owner of Inner Gardens, discusses his love of treasure hunting and his search for unique objects during his travels around the world. Watch the video to...
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The Unexpected Branch Video

The Unexpected Branch Video

“Everything I do in my life is permeated by heart in hand.” ~ Stephen Block Convo by Design and Stephen Block, owner of Inner Gardens, discuss Stephen’s thought process for creating wabi-sabi and unexpected design in the garden. Watch the video to learn...
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Rubber Plant Prophesy Video

Rubber Plant Prophesy Video

“From that day on, I was smitten by the world of plants” – Stephen Block Convo by Design recently sat down with Stephen Block, owner of Inner Gardens, to discuss his introduction into the world of plants in the early 70’s. Watch the video to learn...
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The Art of Outdoor Living

The Art of Outdoor Living

Stephen Block, owner of Inner Gardens, and the Inner Gardens team recently hosted a book-signing event, celebrating the publication of Scott Shrader’s book, The Art of Outdoor Living.   Scott Shrader is Fire. Using this term to describe Mr. Shrader is apt, for in any...
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Luxe in Los Angeles

Luxe in Los Angeles

Thank you, Luxe Los Angeles, for including Inner Gardens in your fabulous summer issue. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to see the story yet, the home of Inner Gardens owner Stephen Block was featured on the cover of the latest issue. Stephen and his...
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An Eyeful of Willy Guhl

An Eyeful of Willy Guhl

This is the view from the upstairs patio at Inner Gardens’ Los Angeles location ~ and what a view it is! Those Willy Guhl Loop chairs are undeniable. Up on the patio, there are more of the garden antiques Inner Gardens is known for. The good news: we have a...
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Treasure in Malibu ~ As Seen in Malibu Magazine

Treasure in Malibu ~ As Seen in Malibu Magazine

For the last 30 years, Stephen Block, owner of Inner Gardens, has taken 4-5 trips around the world each year in search of rare and gorgeous garden antiques, visiting little-known markets and relying on a carefully cultivated network of international dealers. His...
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Create Your Own Inner Garden

Create Your Own Inner Garden

Inner Gardens provides art for the garden, with two showrooms that feature an impressive global collection of furnishings and accessories from antique to modern. Bring beauty into your life with original pieces that transform your home and garden. Clockwise from top...
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Modern Meets Patina

Modern Meets Patina

These vintage hexagonal French planters with lichen patina bridge the styles of classical and modern. You’ll love how the thick, heavy concrete harking from the timeless tradition of monumental European garden art blends with a sleek modern approach to design...
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Bring Organic Forms into the Garden

Bring Organic Forms into the Garden

For all the time and effort we humans put into building our cities, we often jump at the chance to “escape” to nature. We find beaches, oceans, rivers, lakes, forests, and mountains to be calming, peaceful, and grounding. Part of that attraction has to do with the...
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Add Character to Your Garden With Patina

Add Character to Your Garden With Patina

Patina is the rich, layered, worn layer that develops naturally, over a long period of time, on the surface of materials like stone, metal, wood, and leather. This patina is the unique result of an aging process that involves a combination of time, weather, and...
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This is our Thunder Road

This is our Thunder Road

Sometimes, you have to go back to the greatest hits. The time-tested, tried-and-true favorites that always satisfy. At Inner Gardens, we have three containers that our customers come back to again and again: Watts Pots, Lemon Pots, and Swirl Planters. Why? Because...
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The New Inner Gardens Online Store

The New Inner Gardens Online Store

Introducing the new InnerGardens.com, now with an online store that features our full range of products If you’ve been to our showroom in Culver City, you know why Architectural Digest named it one of the top garden shops. The level of curation that goes into every...
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Now in Malibu, there’s more Inner Gardens to love

Now in Malibu, there’s more Inner Gardens to love

Los Angeles designers and clients have come to love our Culver City showroom, and now we have another location right in the heart of Malibu. For the past forty years, Nagel Nursery on Busch Drive in Malibu has been a destination for Los Angeles-area plant lovers. Now...
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Low Hanging Fruit

Low Hanging Fruit

Q: How can I add color to my garden without going with traditional flowers? –Tricia, Raleigh, NC SB: One of the great ways is through fruits and berries, particularly blueberries. What’s great about them is that they’re not only ornamental—there’s nothing better than...
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The Art of Collecting Statuary and Importance of Placement

The Art of Collecting Statuary and Importance of Placement

Q: I love the idea of garden art, but can’t seem to commit to an actual piece. How can I chose the right one? –Judy, Austin TX SB: Here’s the tricky thing: buying art for the garden is like buying any other art: you need to search it out. You can’t just go out and say...
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

It’s possible to fall in love with an antique object d’art at Inner Gardens’ showroom and find that you are unable to buy it. Not yet, anyway. That’s because I may not be ready to let it go. I only buy what I love, what I am willing to live with for years in the...
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