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40-Eggers & Small

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Eggers & Small

Sunday | April 14 | 10 AM–5 PM

Private Residence
Design & Care: Kirstin Eggers (Resident)
Garden Size: 3,500 sq. ft., front/back
Started: 2017

About the Garden

With not much beyond time, one-gallon plants, and our own four hands, we converted the exterior of our 1929 Spanish bungalow from weeds, dust, trash, and a few dying citrus trees into a thriving pollinator/bird/human habitat. Our garden found inspiration from the wildness and aliveness of the Los Angeles River, just steps away from our house (be sure to visit that too), with eclectic zones for lounging and play, and creating space for gatherings to flourish naturally, be they outdoor movie nights or hummingbirds sharing flowers.

Notable Plants

Desert Lavender

Desert Lavender (Condea emoryi)
Desert Wild Grape (Vitis girdiana)
Siempre Blue Ceanothus (Ceanothus ‘Siempre Blue’)
Catalina Cherry (Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii)
Molate Creeping Red Fescue (Festuca rubra ‘Molate’)