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Carmel-by-the-Sea -- Little House

Former owner:
Rocca, Noala  Search this
Jensen, Missy  Search this
Carmel-by-the-Sea Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Archival materials
Little House (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California)
United States of America -- California -- Monterey -- Carmel-by-the-Sea
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, personal recollections and a photocopy of an article.
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?-).
Related Materials:
Little House related holdings consist of 1 folder (11 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
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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-by-the-Sea  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
AAG.GCA, File CA539
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