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Cover Story - April 28, 2023

7 secret gardens of the 650

Visit these gardens hidden in plain sight around the Peninsula

by Sophia Markoulakis

The Peninsula is flush with large-scale gardens like Gamble Garden, Filoli and Montalvo, but if we look in our own communities we will most certainly spot fertile ground that is tended to by a municipality or a community- or ecology-based nonprofit. Some of these gardens are sowed with wildflowers, some are natively diverse and some are an apothecary's dream. These are the gardens hidden in plain sight that are there for you when you need them.

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