Garden 42 in Altadena

Design: Homeowner
Total Garden Size: 2,200 square feet front yard
Year Started: 2015
Notable Features: A naturalistic bioswale and mounded planting bed front a California mountain home built in 1919. Neighboring coast live oak leaf litter becomes useful garden mulch. Colorful spring blooms include Palmer’s penstemon, unusual royal Jacob’s ladder (Polemonium carneum), and poppy cultivars.

partially accessible | no restroom

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Design: Homeowner
Total Garden Size: 2,200 square feet front yard
Year Started: 2015
Notable Features: A naturalistic bioswale and mounded planting bed front a California mountain home built in 1919. Neighboring coast live oak leaf litter becomes useful garden mulch. Colorful spring blooms include Palmer’s penstemon, unusual royal Jacob’s ladder (Polemonium carneum), and poppy cultivars.

partially accessible | no restroom

Garden 42 in Altadena