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Fall/Winter 2012

Charming comfort

Couple transforms home with updates

Clean closet Organizing spruces up any closet space A ALos CrierPublication Publication LosAltos AltosTown Town Crier


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Personal space transformation Kris and Brent Beagle redecorate their Los Altos home and transform it into a personalized treasure. Page 5

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Making small shrubs work

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Dwarf shrubs create twice the beauty in the garden for half the work. Page 12

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Getting organized in the closet A small investment in closet organization can pay large dividends. Page 21

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How to incorporate rare garden fruit Rare fruit, such as feijoa, can lead to experiments in eating and new gardening adventures in the yard. Page 24 Page 4 | Home & Garden | August 29, 2012

Cover photo: Kris and Brent Beagles’ Los Altos cottage boasts a balcony that overlooks their backyard. Cover photo by Ellie Van Houtte ˙© Los Altos Town Crier Company Inc., 2012. All Rights Reserved.


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A lifetime of treasures makes a space personal and comfortable

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Los Altos residents Brent and Kris Beagle, below, have spent many years transforming their Orange Avenue cottage, which features spiral boxwood hedges, to evolve with their changing lives.

By Carolyn Snyder

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ris and Brent Beagle took their Orange Avenue home to the max. It’s a stellar example of maximizing minimum space – and it’s a knockout. “The project was a perfect recipe: a much-loved site, Brent’s incredible aesthetic and limitless creativity within the constraints of budget, lot size, setbacks and height,” said Abigail Ahrens of Abigail Residences Romantiques in Los Altos, the heart of the design team for the impressive remodel. But there is more than one story here. First, there was a young dental school graduate who, in 1982, drove crosscountry in his Mazda with his clothes and books. He worked for a year at the VA Hospital in San Francisco to become California board-certified and eventually landed in Los Altos, where he had aunts and uncles – and where he now has a dental practice. He met his future wife while both were working at Macy’s. “Brent bought our house before we were even dating,” Continued on Page 6 Home & Garden | Agust 29, 2012 | Page

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Cover Continued from Page 5 said Kris, who is heart-lung transplant data coordinator at Stanford Hospital. The two-bedroom, one-bath cottage had no garden to speak of – just dirt, some cedars and river rocks. And then there is the story of Brent the collector, who, in his early teens, went to country auctions in his native Illinois to bid on behalf of the local choir director. He honed his skills through the years – think “American Pickers” – and has a “good eye,” according to Kris. “I’ve always liked old things,” Brent said. ellie Van Houtte/town crier It matters not whether they are Old World architectural elements and lush plantings create an outdoor setting ideal Early American, French or what- for entertaining. ever. “I’m not looking for one certain thing,” he said. “It’s front yard – and they bloomed. whether it works and can be utilized.” “It was better than the dirt – and low maintenance,” he So, with that background in mind, let’s return to Brent’s said. “bachelor pad.” He sowed California poppy seeds in the Today, there are neatly trimmed low boxwood hedges

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COver in a spiral pattern (his design) on either side of a curved stone-andmoss path leading to the front door. And the courtyard in back has similar spiral-design hedges, an old world fountain and lush plantings. The hydrangea blooms are the size of dinner plates. Brent undertook the first remodel with Kris’ help, creating 2.5 baths from an elongated bathroom. The result was a master suite, a second bath and bedroom and a powder room. The second remodel – after the couple married – provided space for a growing family. (The couple have a daughter, Madeleine, 14, and a son, Tavin, 12.) it grew to 2,300 square feet and is a blend of eLLie VAn HouTTe/Town CRieR old world architectural elements. The Beagles’ Los Altos home, which has undergone two remodels, features a The roof is slate, with French rain limestone staircase with handwrought-iron railings. collectors. The living room remains the same. what had been the The couple’s collection of china and crystal, scoured kitchen and eating area is now the dining room. And a from years of collecting and estate sales, is displayed in walk through the butler’s pantry leads from the dining Continued on Page 8 room to the new kitchen and family room.

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Cover Continued from Page 7 the butler’s pantry. A parallel hallway, which Ahrens calls a “mini art gallery,” draws the eye from the living room to the kitchen/ family room. The Beagles added a second-story master suite, accessed from the kitchen. “The limestone staircase, turning in such a tight space, is so charming one can’t wait to climb it,” Ahrens said. The handwrought-iron railings echo the wrought-iron tie bars in the 18-foot cathedral ceiling in the family room. The staircase posed a challenge because it took three people to move Kris’ favorite piece of furniture, an Early ellie Van Houtte/town crier American walnut chest of drawers, up- Kris Beagle designed her daughter’s bedroom using bold colors and fun stairs to the master suite. storage space, such as the skateboard shoe rack. “The house was designed around pieces of furniture,” Brent said. “The challenge all along was the space,” Brent said. But, obviously, the staircase’s tight turn wasn’t factored Some space-gaining features in the kitchen/famin. ily room: a window seat (storage beneath) that provides The dimensions of a large secretary determined the seating on one side of a glass-top dining table, a central placement of the Dutch door leading to the courtyard Continued on Page 10 from the family room.

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Cover Continued from Page 8 island with mega-storage and, on an awkward short wall, a refrigerator concealed by an armoire. The kitchen/family room – more living room than kitchen with its fireplace, French daybed and “Louis something” chairs – is what Kris likes best in their house. “It is so open and easy to socialize,” she said. “No matter what the occasion, all guests seem to congregate in the kitchen. With that in mind, we tried to design a central island where we could cook and socialize at the same time. If our guests want to help, that is even better.” The buttercream “furniture” island has a ellie Van Houtte/town crier striated leaf green granite top and farm sink. The Beagles’ main entryway opens into the only remaining original room Walls in the common areas are painted in their cottage – the living room. muted shades of green, floors are hand-hewn walnut with an oiled finish. They’re perfect foils for the In the living room are other “finds,” including a 19thfurnishings. century Dutch marquetry breakfront and a silk area rug, The dining room features a 17th-century Italian cre- circa 1920. denza and Jacobean oak banquet chairs (estate sale finds), The Beagles still frequent estate sales. a 1920s Kurdish rug (Goodwill) and six Abraham Munting “If I found something today I liked, I’d buy it and work hand-colored copper engravings, circa 1696 (Nantucket an- with it,” Brent said. tique show). “We could use just one more room,” Kris added. a

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warf shrubs are like a miracle diet for your garden: Plant more, work less! And they look fabulous all year. Gone are the days when most shrubs were foundation behemoths. Now there are many shrubs with beautiful foliage that stay under 3 feet tall and wide, and look stunning most or all of the year without much care. Dwarf shrubs can solve myriad maintenance and design challenges in the yard. Reduce the work in herbaceous perennials Herbaceous perennials and bulbs can require a great deal of work in garden

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shrubs Continued from Page 13 shrub, in small groups (three, five or seven), tend to be less formal and feel more relaxed. in contrast, even numbers of a shrub, laid out symmetrically, will add formality, as will rows or edgings of dwarf shrubs. Interpreting your personal style if an informal, colorful cottage garden-style appeals to you, think carefully about viewing distances. some cottage gardens contain only one of each plant. This can seem chaotic and often has less visual impact from a distance but when viewed at close range (a nearby bench or path) can be fascinating. For a larger cottage-style bed that draws attention from a distance, place odd numbers of the same dwarf shrubs in casual groups (three of one shrub here, five of another shrub there) throughout the bed. Then add a single multitrunked contrasting shrub as a focal point. For a more formal, organized or traditional look, a low hedgerow of tiny evergreen shrubs edging the front of the border might tie things together nicely, and a row of larger (but still dwarf) evergreen shrubs at the back could provide a nice backdrop for annuals and perennials. if you want these hedges formally trimmed, you’ll need to do Continued on Page 18

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shrubs Continued from Page 14 extra work, but the nice thing about dwarf hedging shrubs is that they grow slowly, so you won’t need to trim them as often. To cultivate a modern or contemporary look for a fairly large bed or border, plant dwarf shrubs in drifts for a more relaxed but still organized feel that adds a sense of movement. Drifts are usually larger numbers of the same plant or species, or even different plants of the same color, planted in irregular shapes that (when the plants are fully grown) interlock like the pieces of a puzzle. In smaller beds, drifts often work best when comprised of very compact plants with small leaves. Year-round variety Dwarf shrubs are ideal for keeping garden beds visually interesting during all four seasons. Many new varieties of evergreen dwarf shrubs actually have interesting leaf color or variegation year-round, and you can vary the size, shape or texture of the leaves and the overall shape of the plants (droopy, spiky, upright, prostrate). Many dwarf shrubs boast flowers for part or all of the year, so flower color and bloom time add yet another dimension of interest. Choose shrubs that bloom in a contrasting color or at a different time from perennials. Dwarf fruit trees are another way to provide variety – and fruit

– in ornamental beds. Dwarf citrus (oranges, limes, lemons, kumquats, tangerines) work well, as do very dwarf or trellised apples and pears. Beautiful, easy-care dwarf shrubs are divided into two groups: those that are drought tolerant (needing regular water only in the first year or so) and those that need moderate water (at least once a week) even after they’re established. Within each group, they are divided by best use. Unless noted, they grow to approximately 3-feet-by-3-feet or smaller. Most grow best in full sun, but those that work well in partial shade are noted. Drought-tolerant once established (water occasionally, more in hot weather) Good focal point shrubs include Leucadendron ‘Jester’ or ‘Blush,’ Punica granatum ‘Nana’ (dwarf pomegranate), Rosa ‘Flower Carpet’ (as dwarf ‘patio tree’), Salvia greggii ‘Navaho Red’ and ‘Navaho Purple,’ and Solanum rantonnetii ‘Variegata’ and ‘Sunny Daze’ (as dwarf ‘patio tree’). Colorful flower options include Buddleia ‘Blue Chip’; Correa ‘Wyn’s Wonder’ (sun or partial shade); Lantana ‘New Gold,’ ‘Patriot Petite Rainbow,’ ‘Lucky Peach’ and ‘Lucky White’; Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote,’ ‘Martha Roderick,’ ‘Munstead’ and ‘Thumbelina Leigh’; Continued on Page 20

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Lavandula intermedia ‘Provence’ and ‘Grosso’; Lavandula ‘Goodwin Creek Grey’; Lavandula stoechas ‘Lemon Leigh’ and ‘Winter Bee’ and Polygala fruticosa ‘Petite Butterflies’ (sun or partial shade). Plants good for dwarf hedging include Myrtus communis ‘Compacta’; Nandina ‘Fire Power,’ ‘Gulf Stream’ and ‘Harbour Dwarf’ (sun or partial shade); Rhaphiolepsis indica ‘Ballerina,’ ‘Spring Rapture’ and ‘Springtime’ (sun or partial shade); Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Roman Beauty’ (full sun) and ‘Gold Dust’ (sun or partial shade); and Westringia fruticosa ‘Morning Light’ and ‘Wynyabbie Highlight’ (sun or partial shade). Moderate water once established (atterrapatio.com least once a week, more in extreme heat) Good focal points plants include Abutilon hybridum ‘Bella Hybrids’ (partial shade), Coleonema ‘Sunset Gold,’ Citrus limon ‘Dwarf Meyer Improved’ (dwarf sweet lemon), Citrus ‘Owari’ (dwarf satsuma mandarin), Citrus ‘Marumi’ (dwarf kumquat), Citrus sinensis ‘Dwarf Washington Navel’ (dwarf orange) and Rosa ’Iceberg’ (and other shrub roses, especially as ‘patio trees’). Colorful flowers include Abelia grandiflora ‘Kaleidescope’ (sun or partial shade); Caryopteris clandonensis ‘Dark Knight’ and incana ‘Sunshine Blue’; Hebe ‘Variegated Flame Bush’ (sun or partial shade); and Lagerstroemia indica ‘Petite Plum,’ ‘Petite Orchid’ and ‘Petite Embers.’ Good plants for dwarf hedging include Buxus ‘Green Velvet’ and microphylla koreana ‘Wedding Ring,’ Coprosma repens ‘Rainbow Surprise,’ Euonymus japonica ‘Microphyllus’ and ‘MonCliff,’ Hebe albicans ‘Red Edge,’ Hebe rakaiensis ‘Golden Dome,' Pittosporum tenuifolium ‘Golf Ball’ and Pittosporum tobira ‘Cream de Mint.’ Elaina Kyrouz is owner of Garden Insights and a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. For more information, call (408) 396-0049. a


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f the sight of your closet makes you cringe, it’s time to begin a closet organization project. Though the task may seem impossible to accomplish, the solution is easily attainable. Investing in the following organization products can cure your closet woes.

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Closets Continued from Page 21 color, type and load size. Shari Krandel, designer at Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets, suggests using a large, 17-inch-deep hamper for darks; a medium, 11-inch-deep hamper for whites; and a 6- to 11-inch hamper for delicate items. Organizing unlaundered clothing will not only add to the aesthetic of a newly organized closet, but also enable worry-free washdays as clothes are already sorted and prepared for washing. Jewelry organizers Fine and costume jewelry both deserve to be stored properly. There is nothing worse than attempting to wear a favorite necklace that is Courtesy of Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets tangled with five others. Use drawers with organizers for a multitude of purposes, including Jewelry organizing solutions come in abun- storing jewelry, change and business cards. dance: traditional wooden boxes, hanging trees, velvet lined trays, etc. Take advantage of these solutions by Accessory fixtures separating rings, bracelets, cuff links, necklaces, watches Belts, ties and scarves are just as important as jewelry. and earrings. Keep them separate from one another by installing cubbies Taking the extra time to complete this simple task will and racks. prevent tangling and damage. It will also keep items in one designated place and offer easy accessibility for quick jew- Closet drawers elry swaps. Adding closet drawers, eliminates the need for a

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closets dresser, according to Karin Parodi, a Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets design consultant specializing in the interior-design market. With socks and ties conveniently located in your closet, getting dressed in the mornings becomes easier. Use the closet drawers to separate everyday wear such as undergarments and shirts. Tucking out-of-season items away in drawers will increase hanging space for your current wardrobe. Hanging rods There is nothing appealing about hanging dresses, suits, jeans and sweaters on one hanging rod. The result is a messy, unorganized apCourtesy of Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets pearance. Sweaters, socks or any items overflowing in your closet can disappear An easy solution is to install multiple hanginto cubbies and drawers. ing rods to separate clothing by length or type. Your closet will look much nicer and you’ll find it easier taining an orderly closet. Investing in roll-out shelves, to navigate. cubbies or racks will keep your shoes off the floor, giving To further decrease clutter, sort through clothing that your closet a tidier appeal. you are least likely to wear and try to donate at least half, Conquering your closet with these solutions and tips Krandel said. will instantly make a difference. Kimberly D. Fomby is showroom and social media Shoe racks manager at Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets. For more Neatly storing shoes is an important factor in main- information, visit www.valetcustom.com. a

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Feijoas

Abundant feijoa harvest offers versatile options By Tanya Kucak

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f you have a mature fruit tree, you understand the concept of abundance. But if your fruit is something out of the ordinary, you may not appreciate what you have. I’ve seen quinces, medlars, crabapples and other fruits fallen and left to rot. The California Rare Fruit Growers lists 1,000 species of edible fruits grown around the world, only a handful of which you’re likely to find at a produce stand or farmers’ market. So when I discovered a feijoa, or pineapple guava, tree in my new yard last fall, I was excited to find out if I liked it and anticipated figuring out Continued on Page 26

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Mature feijoa trees produce many fruits over a month or two in the fall. Ripe fruits fall to the ground. Place a tarp underneath and shake the shrub gently to make harvesting easier.


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Feijoas Continued from Page 24 what to do with it. The fruit isn’t ripe until it drops to the ground, but it stays firm. The olive-green ovals, approximately the size of a small, elongated plum or apricot, yield a soft fruit that does not turn into mush. I didn’t notice them until quite a few had dropped from the tree, and then I was outside picking them up every day or so for six weeks, starting in early October. Of course, toward the end, the harvest tapered. I probably processed, ate and gave away nearly Tanya Kucak/Special to the Town Crier 100 pounds of pineapple It’s easy to cut off the blossom end, cut the feijoa in half and scoop out the pale-yellow fruit guavas from that single mature tree. I cut them in with a spoon. If you don’t have time to scoop, freeze the fruits with the peel, for a slightly half and froze some with different flavor. the peel, scooped out the joa-ginger syrup with everything from brussels sprouts to insides and froze some pulp, incorporated feijoas into plain soy yogurt. I didn’t get tired of them, but I couldn’t hummus, ate bagsful of them with a spoon, added some to process them all, so I took some to every potluck and my morning muesli, cooked them with sweet rice, made Continued on Page 28 feijoa applesauce (some with cranberries) and used fei-

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Feijoas Continued from Page 26 garden-related meeting, as well as to a monthly garden share. Their flavor is pleasant and mildly tropical. The peak of ripeness lasts only a day or so, while the pale-yellow pulp is slightly translucent. Once they start turning brown, they’re overripe. Still tasty when they’re not quite translucent, the fruits need to be eaten or processed within a few days after harvesting. Their perishability may explain why they’re rarely seen in stores. A commercial feijoa industry is developing in New Zealand and Australia, however, supported by research into determining ripeness and prolonging Tanya Kucak/Special to the Town Crier freshness. The sweet, succulent, pink-tinged white petals of the feijoa are a treat in late spring. The plant itself is a shrub or Carefully pick one petal at a time so that the fruit can continue to develop. small tree native to South Ameronly the petals, without damaging the ovary, that flower ica that can reach 18-25 feet high and wide. It’s a popular landscape plant because it can can still turn into a fruit. be shaped or trained as needed and has attractive oval If you want to plant this shrub for the fruit, research leaves, green with silvery white undersides. Though it’s the variety of cultivars available and consider planting more than one for better pollination. drought tolerant, more watering produces a better crop. Before I learned to love the fruit, I’d been eating the Tanya Kucak gardens organically. Email her at tandelicious white flower petals for years. As long as you eat yagarden@gmail.com. a

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