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Little House, 2012

Former owner:
Rocca, Noala
Jensen, Missy
Provenance:
Carmel-by-the-Sea Garden Club
Physical description:
1 folder+ 11 digital images
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, California, Monterey, Carmel-by-the-Sea
California
Carmel-by-the-Sea
Little House (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California)
Date:
2012
Notes:
Located on approximately 4,000 square feet of land in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, Little House was established in 2005. Little House is a small cottage garden encompassing two old, indigenous trees and a formal parterre. In the California style, the garden is an extension of the house. Each room has a different perspective on the garden and garden rooms. With a mild, Mediterranean climate, there is year round interest with all evergreen plants and touches of annuals and colors from Begonias and other flowering plants in the pots and parterre.
Plantings include ferns, shrubs, hedges, Quercus agrifolia, Magnolia, Pinus radiate, Buxus, Buxus sempervirens, Camellia, Camellia 'Red Apple,' Ligustrum texanum, Pittosporum tenuifolium, Pittosporum undulatum, Rhaphiolepsis umbellate 'Minor,' Rhododendron 'Catawbiense Grandiflorum,' Microlepia strigosa, Polystichum polypodium, Bergenia 'Bressingham Ruby,' Ceanothus 'Carmel Creeper,' Euphorbia martini, Hellebore 'White Lady,' Hellebore 'Red Lady,' Hellebore 'Blue Lady,' Clematis Montana, Ficus pimula, and Rosa 'Cecile Brunner'
Garden features include benches, containers, decks, espaliers, fences, garden borders, a parterre, planting walls, window boxes, and topiary work.
Persons associated with the garden include: Noala Rocca (former owner, dates unknown); Missy Jensen (garden designer, 2005?-).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets, personal recollections and a photocopy of an article.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CA539000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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