Going Native Garden Tour 2011

Bryanton Condominium Garden (5 photos)

Garden #11, Palo Alto


This garden is open all year round. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, no docents will be available in 2021.

Address: , Palo Alto.

Directions: 1. From Page Mill / Oregon Expressway and Alma Street, take Alma Street North
2. Turn right on Channing Avenue
3. Turn left on Bryant Street
4. 770 Bryant is at the corner of Homer and Bryant, on your left
(Note that Homer is a one-way street, use it to return to Alma)

Showcase Features: Beautifully planted condominium garden and parking strip features an attractive collection of native trees and shrubs, harmoniously integrated with a few drought tolerant non-native plants.

Other Garden Attractions: Condominium yards have a deserved an earned reputation for being boring and devoid of wildlife. Bryanton Condominium is a shining example for what's possible instead. The parking strip features deer grass and fescue, drought tolerant and attractive year round. The front yard shows a combination of some drought-tolerant meditarrenean climate plants (rosemary, Australian fuchsia) and many natives.

The front entry design is especially attractive and welcoming. Noteworthy are the trees and tall shrubs: a squirrel-planted oak, several toyons, and a California buckeye. Other native plants include ceanothus, currants, mahonia, and other shrubs and perennials, easy to care for yet beautiful, a joy to look at year round.

Years of CA Native Gardening at this Location: 4

Garden Size: 3500 sq ft

Designer: Annaloy Nickum
Installer: Greg Berlin

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