The garden began in the 1920s as the home of Mr and Mrs Anson Blake. The design was by Mable Symmes one of the first students at the Berkeley Department of Landscape Architecture. The garden is now run by the Department as an outdoor laboratory for plants and planting design and other studies in landscape architecture and environmental design.
University of California Blake Garden, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, 70 Rincon Road, Kensington, California, USA, CA 94707
Monday to Friday. Open 8am to 4:30pm. Closed during university holidays.