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Drive-By List of Gardens

Please do not disturb homeowners. This list is only to be used to view front yards from the street.

Slatebrook – 140 Wissahickon Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Cottage style native garden, sustainable edibles, living roof, original art and mosaic wall, fruit trees get summer water. This is Alrie Middlebrook’s garden and she would be happy to show you around if you call ahead and let her know when you are coming 408-666-1518. This garden has been evolving since 1985. 

 

 

 

Essenmacher – 1524 Channing Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Traditional ranch house with a garden that highlights many different examples of reused and repurposed materials including food plants in urbanite raised beds, resurfaced driveway, Trex trash enclosures. Some other elements in this garden include original art, container gardens, and a native wildflower meadow. Built in 2004.
 
Christian Science Church– 1807 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Ecovillage– 76 Race St, San Jose, CA 95126
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fitzpatrick – 139 Belridge Dr, Los Gatos, CA 95032
This house is at the base of a nature preserve. Middlebrook designed this garden to link to the wildlife area by focusing on habitat plants. Includes meadow, oak woodland, and chaparral plant communities. This garden includes a fountain that many spices of bird frequent. Built in 2009.