Garden 15 in Gardena

Design: Constance M. Vadheim and Kelley Dawdy
Total Garden Size: 2,500 square feet
Year Started: 2012
Notable Features: A volunteer-run learning garden within the preserve demonstrates the broad-ranging uses of native plants for medicine, cooking, and crafts. Showcases design strategies for a frugal-budget. Plants are grouped according to hydrozone (water need). Numerous rain garden elements capture water on site and a solar powered fountain is bird and energy friendly. A large espaliered toyon softens chain link. The newly added pollinator garden supports native bees and pollinator flies.

accessible | restroom

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Design: Constance M. Vadheim and Kelley Dawdy
Total Garden Size: 2,500 square feet
Year Started: 2012
Notable Features: A volunteer-run learning garden within the preserve demonstrates the broad-ranging uses of native plants for medicine, cooking, and crafts. Showcases design strategies for a frugal-budget. Plants are grouped according to hydrozone (water need). Numerous rain garden elements capture water on site and a solar powered fountain is bird and energy friendly. A large espaliered toyon softens chain link. The newly added pollinator garden supports native bees and pollinator flies.

accessible | restroom

Garden 15 in Gardena