Going Native Garden Tour 2010

Nevada Avenue Garden (4 photos from 2009)

Garden #47, San Jose

 

Showcase Features: This professionally-designed large front yard garden features several mature redwood trees with a meandering dry creek bed.

Other Garden Attractions: This redwood understory has been planted with a variety of plants, including redwood sorrel, columbine, and a small meadow. Moving into the sunnier areas you will find ceanothus, coyote brush, pitcher sage, and Oregon grape. A dry creek planted with rushes meanders through. Near the front door and side fence line are alum root, monkeyflowers, Douglas iris, ninebark, and pink-flowering currant. A sunny corner at the back showcases California fuchsia, western redbud, and matilija poppy.

Gardening for Wildlife: Hummingbirds, woodpeckers, mourning doves, chickadees, songbirds, geckos, and squirrels find food, water, and shelter here.

Years of CA Native Gardening at this Location: 3

Garden Size: 3500 sq ft

Designer: Alrie Middlebrook, Middlebrook Gardens
Installer: Middlebrook Gardens

Plant list: In preparation, will be linked later...

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