“Gardening is the Work of a Lifetime”

“Gardening is the work of a lifetime: you never finish.” – Oscar de la Renta
Thank you Cottages & Bungalows Magazine for featuring my favorite space in the garden!  I’m looking forward to using this space come springtime!
For garden inspiration and landscape design ideas, read the full article HERE.

Teryl Ciarlo’s 5 Keys to Designing Your Perfect Garden

Cottage’s and Bungalows Magazine – March 2018

When landscape designer, Teryl Ciarlo first spotted a 1930’s cottage in Brentwood, she was drawn to its “old tradition charm and the big, beautiful yard.” As she surveyed the grounds surrounding the shingled cottage, she envisioned a profusion of boxwood globes, climbing roses, fruit trees, and a vegetable garden, […]

Teryl In Locale Magazine

The No-Fail Guide to Choosing + Growing Succulents


May 27, 2017 by Stephanie Pollard

If you’re looking to spruce up your outdoor space, a hanging succulent wall planter is a great way to do it. Los Angeles gardenista Teryl Ciarlo of Teryl Designs recommends Fishhook Senecio, Donkey’s Tail, Sticks on Fire, String of Hearts, and Kalanchoe for hanging wall succulents; her advice is to […]

Lighting lends atmosphere to backyard gatherings

Gardeners Supply Company stocks many types of outdoor solar lights such as these globes that change color throughout the night. (Photo courtesy Gardeners Supply Company)

By Suzanne Sproul | Orange County Register
PUBLISHED: April 30, 2017 at 11:09 am | UPDATED: April 30, 2017 at 11:57 am

Summer evenings — perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining […]

Gardens Explode for Palisades Garden Club Tour

Palisades News

Brentwood Hidden Treasure

Teri Ciarlo, owner of Teryl Designs Landscaping, has crafted a sanctuary in the back of a charming house in Brentwood that belies the fact it’s only a block off Sunset.

The long, roomy backyard is equipped with a couch and a teak dining table and chairs. Colorful pillows and cushions make the […]

Outdoor lights that delight: How to brighten up summer get-togethers

LA Daily News
By Suzanne Sproul, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Summer evenings — perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining — soon will be here. Whether it’s a family get-together for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, a graduation blowout bash or any other celebration, the backyard is a wonderful place to entertain guests. It’s a setting that […]

13 Homemade Weed Killers That Work

Good Housekeeping

By Caroline Picard and Jeff Yeager
Apr 28, 2017

1 Of 14 Pull Them

Don’t discount rolling up your sleeves. “The best way will always be good old-fashioned elbow grease,” says Teryl Ciarlo of Teryl Designs. She advises trying to pull from beneath the soil, but waiting until after a rainstorm (when the ground is softer) […]

Take A Look Inside Actress Jordana Brewster’s Edible Home Garden

The Chaulkboard

Photo Credit: Cindy Airey


Take a peek inside Jordana Brewster’s edible garden at home and learn the kid-friendly gardening advice we picked up at her recent garden party…

We recently joined actress Jordana Brewster for a garden party in her gorgeous Mandeville Canyon home. After spending a year working with Tery Ciarlo, one of the […]

Jordana Brewster’s Landscape Designer Shares How You Can Build Garden Memories With Your Kids


by Rachel Warrick Jul 14, 2017

Actress and mom Jordana Brewster (“Fast & Furious”) hosted a “Garden to Glass” party at her Mandeville Canyon home on June 7 to celebrate the completion of a year-long project now in full bloom. Brewster and her husband, who are parents to two young boys, looked to Los Angeles landscape […]