San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, 2011


Metamorphosis

“Metamorphosis” was designed by Leslie Peluso, Tina Jauregui, Kim Leichner, and Corey Chetcuti on behalf of the West Valley College Landscape Architecture Club for the 2011 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show in San Mateo, CA.

Metamorphosis
“Metamorphosis” was designed by Leslie Peluso, Tina Jauregui, Kim Leichner, and Corey Chetcuti on behalf of the West Valley College Landscape Architecture Club for the 2011 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show in San Mateo, CA.
Green wall
A green wall garden ‘room divider’ is planted with a native California succulent, Dudleya hassei, and underplanted with a ground cover Ceanothus. The Dudleya were generously donated to the exhibit by Robin Stockwell of Succulent Gardens Nursery.
Guest
A guest admires the exhibit. California Wild Lilac blooms in the foreground.
Exhibit
The exhibit, featuring primarily California Native Plants, won a show Gold Medal and the California Landscape Contractors Association Gold Medal.
Exhibit
The exhibit demonstrated for the home gardener that life in the California garden without purchased irrigation is not only beautiful, but more lush than expected. Creature comforts included an outdoor shower and a multi-use deck that doubled as a sleeping porch.