Art Smith sets the outdoor dining table.

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People are drawn to this lovely garden, are delighted to find themselves among all the ingredients, and often end up cooking something." (No, Art doesn't mind if neighbors use his outdoor kitchen, "as long as they clean up after themselves.")

"When I go outside, it's like, 'Business is open,'" Art says. "Whether I'm preparing food for a few friends or for a large party, people come and sit at the table while I cook."