Gate & Garden Tour Archives

2017 Tour of Brooks Street


Fun is in the air as this year’s walking tour features a fiesta of fabulous gardens on Cinco de Mayo – including a half acre of magnificent grounds. Stroll through the gardens of Spanish Revival and newer homes in the charming Brooks Street neighborhood of Laguna Village. Major Fundraiser for the club’s scholarship program and

2016 Tour of Manzanita Drive


Successful Fundraiser More than 350 people attended the 2016 Gate & Garden Tour on May 6, undeterred by a rainy start.  The annual fundraiser helps to fund multiple scholarships, support of school gardens, community projects, and a new pollinator garden at the Blue Bell Foundation in Laguna Canyon. Stunning Gardens 8 gardens along Manzanita Drive graced

2015 Tour of Woods Cove


The vast majority of houses in Woods Cove were originally summer homes built with in Craftsman style, but pared down to cut costs. Almost more important, almost more than the houses themselves, is the setting in which they are located. This neighborhood has a varied terrain of gently sloping east/west streambeds running along the hills.

2010 Tour of Upper Diamond


The tour down Diamond Street offered hilly, terraced gardens along the steep edges of Diamond Creek. The gardens on the tour ranged from a formal Italian garden, complete mature cypress and olive trees to an enchanted fairy forest of bridges and fountains. The sunken garden behind Dragonfly Bungalow was surprisingly large, with space for several