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A Colorful Garden in the Winter

A Colorful Garden in the Winter

In Northern California, the five-acre garden at Campovida is bright with colorful vegetables and fruits, even during the winter months. With a history that goes back to the 1980s, the property was revived two years ago by new owners Gary Breen and Anne Beuselinck. Here are a few images of its organic bounty, from plentiful winter greens to rows of bright persimmon trees.

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Above: The entryway to Campovida, which is located about 90 minutes from Napa and Sonoma.

Above: Vibrant purple kale flowers in the garden. “If you want a winter garden in Northern California, you have to plant your winter crop, such as kale and broccoli, on August 1st,” says Ken Boek, the head gardener. “This way they have several months to get to full size.”

Above: Copenhagen cabbage is a favorite among gardeners for its compact heads.

Above: A row of Hachiya persimmon trees add color to Campovida in December. The leaves come off in the fall, but the bright fruit stays on for about another month, functioning as natural ornaments.

Above: A colorful Gala apple, one of the 86 varieties of apple at Campovida.

Photography by Lisa Robertson.

To read about more inspirational gardens, visit Remodelista’s posts New York Rooftop Garden Roundup, Summerhouse in South London, and Espalier in the Winter Garden.

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9:34AM PST on Feb 18, 2014

Looks Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

3:29PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:29PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:29PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:29PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:28PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:28PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:28PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:28PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

3:28PM PDT on Mar 30, 2012

great place to see!!

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