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The Garden of Raul Zumba

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The legendary Oakland Hills garden of Raul Zumba. Photo: Raul Zumba

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Raul Zumba and Bob Clark began their legendary Oakland hills garden in 1988 on the site of a llama farm. Together, Bob and Raul designed and constructed the just more than a one-acre garden, adding plantings and art over the years. Bob moved to Mexico in 2001. Since that time Raul has continued to design and maintain the garden and has constructed additions to the main house and rebuilt the property’s cottage. Today the garden is Raul’s laboratory where he experiments with plant combinations and design work that inspire his work in his clients’ gardens.

Enjoy this visual feast of this garden’s riches. And if you’re in the Bay Area in early June, you are invited to join us for a rare and remarkable event. Details here.

The gently sloping site is filled with rare plants and art. Photo: Raul Zumba
Abundant plantings orchestrated by the plantsman yield a ka...

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