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Carmel-by-the-Sea Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Archival materials
Finale (Carmel Valley, California)
United States of America -- California -- Monterey County -- Carmel Valley Village
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, a narrative description of the garden, and other information.
This 5,030 square foot formal garden,significantly smaller than the owners' previous property, includes antique garden ornaments as well as a deck design they loved and brought with them in 2003. A color palette limited to green, white and soft gray unifies the lawn, patio and deck. Topiary trees and shaped hedges inside the walls and beyond the deck also unify the space.
The lawn garden at the front of the house is bordered by topiary Mayten and Japanese maple trees, clipped boxwood hedges, and white New Guinea impatiens planted in containers, underplanted in Baby's tears, that leads to a reproduction Italian wall fountain. The patio with gray paving stone tiles alongside the house features more topiary trees and a border of clipped English boxwood. The deck at the back of the house, copied from the deck designed by landscape architect Thomas Church from their previous property, is bordered by low benches and a tall bayberry hedge.
Related Materials:
Finale related holdings consist of 1 folder (12 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens:
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Gardens -- California -- Carmel  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
AAG.GCA, File CA465
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens