Carmel Garden Show '97 Old World Elegance

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May 8 through 11, 1997
at Quail Lodge presented by House Beautiful

In the land of the Midnight Sun, summertime is anticipated with much fervor … life is lived out-of-doors.

Landscape designer Roark Craven has created an authentic Lusthus (summerhouse), evoking Scandinavian ambiance which serves as a focal point of this elegant, verdant Eden.

The structure is fashioned of rough-hewn Monterey Pine timbers and hand-cast shakes in keeping with old world craftsmanship.

Golden quartzite paving stones lead one to the intimate fern grotto and reflection pond where the splendor of lush foliage and cascading water beckons.

Low-voltage lighting is an element which enhances the tranquility of this tableau.

Indigenous flora are featured, culminating in a space which epitomizes "Garden Reflections."

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The Elements

Adiantum jordananii
Anemone hybrida
White Artemisia Powis Castle
Astible Mix
Betula pendula alba
Centranthus ruber
Correa carmine bells
Digitalis
Erigeron karuinskianus
Geranium Incanum
Heuchera Purple Palace
Heuchera sanguinea
Impatiens oliveri "Pink"
Jasminium ployanthum
Sagina sublata
Solanum jasminoides
Tiarella wherryl
Woodwardia fimbriata
Pelargonium
Zantedeschia aethiopica


Lusthus
Cast Iron Bistro Set
Fern Grotto
Reflection Pond
Subtle Uplighting

A special thanks to our resources:

Drought Resistant Nursery, 850 Park Avenue, Monterey CA Tel: (831) 375-2120
Sunset Patio Supply, 2160 Sunset Drive, Pacific Grove CA Tel: (831) 375-9501
Discovery Gardens, 8990 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel CA Tel: (831) 625-2325
Martin's Irrigation, 420 Olympia Avenue, Seaside CA Tel: (831) 394-4106