Growing Natives Garden Tour 2010

Channing Avenue Garden (4 photos)

Garden #14, Palo Alto


Showcase Features: A meandering dry creek bed banked by sedges, a natural Idaho fescue meadow and a solar-powered fountain invites visitors to this native garden.

Other Garden Attractions: The garden features plants from the oak woodland, chaparral, riparian, and grassland plant communities. The artistic landscape design also includes a children's garden in the back yard with an artificial lawn, an attractive mural, raised vegetable beds made of on-site recycled materials, and fruit trees. The environmentally friendly garden requires low maintenance.

Gardening for Wildlife: Butterflies, bees, squirrels and birds live-in and visit this garden.

Years of CA Native Gardening at this Location: 6

Garden Size: 4500 sq ft

Designer: Alrie Middlebrook, Middlebrook Gardens
Installer: Middlebrook Gardens

Click here to download the plant list in PDF format.

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