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22-Forbes Mountain Retreat

The Forbes
Mountain Retreat

Sunday | April 14 | 10 AM–5 PM

Private Residence
Design & Care: Eric Crow, FormLA Landscaping
Garden Size: 5,400 sq. ft., front/back
Started: 2018

About the Garden

Ever-evolving seasonal color from aromatic sages, buckwheats, blooms, berries and grasses fill the hillside surrounding our cabinstyle home. Nectar, pollen, seeds, and water features delight birds, bees and butterflies. Stone pathways and stairs traverse a slope. We enjoy mature tree canopy, newly added native trees, varied wildlife, and pleasing foliage. Natural stone bioswales, driveway bands, walls and boulders attract sun-loving lizards while helping retain moisture on site. The garden has something interesting and exciting to offer all year round!

Notable Plants

Island Snapdragon

Catalina Ironwood
(Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus)
California Honeysuckle (Lonicera hispidula)
Coral Bells (Heuchera spp.)
Island Snapdragon (Gambelia speciosa)
Apricot Mallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua)