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Hedges, 2009

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Carmel-by-the-Sea Garden Club
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1 folder+ 18 digital images
Mixed archival materials
United States of America, California, Monterey County, Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach
Hedges (Pebble Beach, California)
Hedges comprises one-third acre near the central California coast, developed beginning in 1990 when large quantities of soil were spread over the native granite and sand. A Monterey cypress hedge that is 20 feet tall and 100 feet in length provides a border and natural deer barrier for the east side of the garden, with walls surrounding the rest. The property features broad green lawns with well-defined borders and gardens rooms, including a rose garden, a shade garden, and decorative shelves for award-winning bonsai plants.
The owners' bonsai also are placed around the property atop boulders and aged stumps. A topiary Monterey cypress is a stand-out in a garden room that features bonsai and statuary. Large boulders, some original to the site, and granite outcroppings have been incorporated into the garden design. There is a 100-year-old pine tree anchoring the rose garden and a redwood tree in another corner.
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Carmel-by-the-Sea Garden Club facilitated the submission of this garden's documentation.
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, a narrative description of the garden, and other information.
This property is featured in "Garden Private and Personal" by Bonnie Martin published in 2008
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Smithsonian Gardens, PO Box 37012, Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506, Washington, DC 20013-7012
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