Going Native Garden Tour 2013

Mossbrook Garden (4 photos)

Garden #37, San Jose

 

Showcase Features: In the parking strip, a young oak, ground cover sages, and toyon offer a welcome alternative to the parking strip of weeds or gravel commonly found. The sunny front garden shows off variegated Ceanothus 'Diamond Heights' and a holly-leaf cherry hedge. A large group of island alum root and a pink-flowered hybrid coral bells welcome visitors and hummingbirds alike, while native iris under the birch tree offer a welcome splash of color in the spring.

Other Garden Attractions: In the parking strip, a young oak, ground cover sages, and toyon offer a welcome alternative to the parking strip of weeds or gravel commonly found. The sunny front garden shows off variegated Ceanothus 'Diamond Heights' and a holly-leaf cherry hedge. A large group of island alum root and a pink-flowered hybrid coral bells welcome visitors and hummingbirds alike, while native iris under the birch tree offer a welcome splash of color in the spring.

Gardening for Wildlife: The owners planted berry bushes for birds and are looking forward to the many visitors sure to come.

Years of CA Native Gardening at this Location: 3

Garden Size: 1600 sq ft

Designer: Stephanie Morris
Installer: Earthcare Landscaping

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