June 1990

Features
26Sizzling Kitchen Designs: Dramatically Different Desert Kitchens / By Linda J. Barkman
32Grand Entrances: Doors To Adore / By Linda J. Barkman
34Going To Pots: Year-round Blooms Are Containable / By Gretchen Garrity
38Spine-tingling Cactus Gardens: Arid Climes Make These Gardens Grow / By Catherine Rips
42Gardener's Checklist: Planting Your Posies For A Bright Future
65Fashion: Nouveau New Mexico
Special Sections
49Palm Springs Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates 50 Years:
2CCPalm Springs Chamber Of Commerce: Home Sweet Home: The Chamber's 50 Years Of Progress / By Ray Mungo
3CCPalm Springs Chamber Of Commerce: Business And Commerce: From Nellie's Boarding House To Hollywood Playground To Today / By Ray Mungo
10CCPalm Springs Chamber Of Commerce: Gene Autry Hotel: Where A Friend Is A Friend / By Pamela Bieri
12CCPalm Springs Chamber Of Commerce: Desert Hospital: From El Mirador To The Miracle Of The Nineties / By Catherine Rips
16CCPalm Springs Chamber Of Commerce: Palm Springs Chamber Of Commerceplaza Motors: It All Began With A '38 Chevy / By Carol Lea Clark
Departments
11Editor's Note: Flower Power / By Jamie Lee Pricer
12Comment: O Canada!
14Psl Informant: News From The Business Front
18What's Hot: Everything New Under The Sun / By Mary Anne Pinkston
22Closeups: Quotable Notables / By Linda J. Barkman
73Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: Where To Go, What To See / By Donna Curran
121Gallery Scene: Fine Art And Exemplary Exhibits
123Around Town: Dinah! / By Linda J. Barkman
133Psl Perspectives: With Age Came Grace
134Shoppers Bazaar: Gifts And Great Notions
136Starstruck: Jewels For Geminis / By Paris Troy

ABOUT THE COVER: Cactus in profusion guards the gateway to this residence in Thunderbird Cove, Rancho Mirage. Cactus-garden feature begins page 38. Photography by Arthur Coleman.

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