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Real Estate - May 14, 2010

Bali meets Craftsman style in Los Altos

Unusual private gardens are on display during The Garden Conservancy's Open Days

by Aimee Miles

Nestled away behind a cedar-shingle house, a Los Altos garden offers a world of complementary opposites — where Eastern and Western aesthetic traditions converge seamlessly, where tropical and deciduous flora cohabitate and bloom in turns, and where nature's feral beauty is meticulously harnessed to cultivate a paradoxically ordered micro-paradise.

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