This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
solar heating, built-in furniture, and interior windows that bring light and fresh air into closets.


The historic gardens include formal beds, a cutting garden and broad lawns, complemented by a brick tea house and a viewing pavilion. In an adjacent canyon dotted with eucalyptus trees, remnants of stone benches and cobble-lined paths delineate a naturalistic Arts & Crafts landscape that the Marstons enjoyed.


The evolving design of the formal gardens through the years corresponds with Marston’s visionary civic activities, such as cultivating the undeveloped Balboa Park and founding Presidio Park in Old Town San Diego. George Marston, himself an avid gardener, employed leading


4


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32