Most of the houses have very small yards and thus are densely and lushly planted. I love the character and vibrant gardening culture in this neighborhood. Here are some of the things we saw:
Mirrors are used in interior design to reflect light and make small spaces seem larger, they can do the same thing for your garden.
Edibles in the landscape
Instead of a climbing flower they chose grape vines to drape their fences.
Strawberries fill an entire decorative bed.
Decorative garden ornaments are used to support tomatoes instead of the typical cages.
Fences aren't used just for privacy or property division. These gardeners know how to use them as another surface to garden on.
More pictures tomorrow!