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Address: Arlington Drive and S Pasadena Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number: (626) 441-4478
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Lovely Drought Tolerant Garden

This is a lovely garden just a block from my home. I have watched it mature for years. When I first moved in, it was one of many unsightly Caltrans empty lots, sitting there in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A friend and I visited the garden last week, on a warm sunny morning. We found nearby street parking, but from the info on the web I had expected there would be parking on site. The garden is not accessible for the handicapped, since we couldn't find a curb cut, and steps in the garden have no railings.. If you... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a lovely garden just a block from my home. I have watched it mature for years. When I first moved in, it was one of many unsightly Caltrans empty lots, sitting there in anticipation of the 710 Freeway completion. About 10 years ago a couple that had moved in next door to the lot decided to turn it... More 

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los angeles
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This community supported garden is a wonderful example of good design and dedicated stewardship. Using Mediterranean plants appropriate to the Southern California landscape, this garden is divided into rooms where one can take a picnic, enjoy a snack and marvel at the beauty of plants and birds on this formerly vacant urban lot. Principally developed by a family from next... More 

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California
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144 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Visited on a quiet Tuesday spring morning, few visitors and a few volunteers were busy pulling weeds. The free, small garden has lots of interesting nooks and crannies with plentiful umbrellas and comfortable chairs. It was in full glorious bloom with bees busily at work. A restful and beautiful refuge.

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Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is a beautifully designed garden perfect for a leisurely stroll. We were going to go to the Norton Simon museum, but it was too nice a day to be indoors. We drove the short distance to the park and spent an hour enjoying the scenery. There are many spots with benches, chairs and tables set up. Just find your... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

This park is a nice place for a morning walk. It is divided into California and Mediterranean areas with paths and a labyrinth. There are also scattered tables and chairs, so you could bring your lunch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Was a really nice place to just walk around and take pictures. The park has all kinds of plants that thrive in a Mediterranean climate. Most of the plants are very stereotypical of the Southern California landscape. These include agave, the California golden poppy, and all kinds of lavender. There are also a lot of different places to sit down... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stroll about or just enjoy the quiet. A great place to read a book and enjoy an afternoon. be sure to get some marmelade made from the on site orange trees

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South Pasadena, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Neighborhood friends do a wonderful job of keeping this garden beautiful... And be sure to buy the marmalade for it is so tasty

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I found this little zen garden when I was looking for some hidden gems to write at. This garden is so cute, quaint, on a quiet street, and the street parking is easy. There are so many little nooks and crannies that you can get solitude if that's what you are after, or walk around looking at all the beautiful... More 

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Address: Arlington Drive and S Pasadena Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number: (626) 441-4478
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena

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