Mar Vista Cottages

at Anchor Bay

Tom's Garden

Mar Vista Cottages

Our guests wander in to the Garden with baskets under arms, and clip and snip chard, lettuces, spinach and kale, pluck tomatoes, hunt for the new tender green beans, delight in a flash of red - that day's ripe strawberries, or a big flower of broccoli!

They part the leaves for the sweet peppers, sweep a little dirt aside to check on the size of the beets, ponder the size of the carrot beneath the feathery green.

Mar Vista Cottages at Anchor Bay
Photograph by Michael Paler

Most of our plants are started from seed in our two Greenhouses. Each season brings distinct flavors; we eagerly await the garlic, leeks, onions, and the potatoes! There is parsley, thyme, sage, oregano, chives, lemon verbena, edible flowers and much more. The Garden feeds the stomach and the soul.