United States of America, Arizona, Maricopa County, Paradise Valley
Untitled Garden (Paradise Valley, Ariz.)
The home is located in the Sonoran Desert on a sloping hillsideon an acre plus site facing Camelback mountain. A portion of the hillside is partially carved away to sink the driveway into the site. This desert lot creates a microclimate around the house for roses and many other tropical plants. The maintenance is easy and native desert plants provide dramatic beauty.
Persons associated with the property include: Tom Orchard (landscape architect); Robert Taylor (architect); James P. Dawson (horticulturist); Steve Gustafson (landscape designer); Nancy Swanson (photographer and researcher).
The folder includes plans, garden description, information sheet, waivers and releases done by GCA researcher and a magazine article.
Gardens has been featured in Southwest Passages, Jan. and Feb. 1993