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Mission Hills, California: Harper's Topiary Garden

Since the 1990s Alex and Edna Harper have pruned their honeysuckle-choked front yard into an ever-changing menagerie of monkeys, elephants, a whale, a dinosaur, a pyramid, a surfer, and more.

Address:
3549 Union St., Mission Hills, CA
Directions:
A few blocks east of I-5 and south of Washington St. On the east side of Union St. at its intersection with Vine St. Visible from the sidewalk.
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Harper's Topiary Garden.

Harper's Topiary Garden

It looks fantastic.

[Karen G, 02/08/2024]

Since the 1990s, Alex and Edna Harper have had their honeysuckle-choked front yard pruned into an ever-changing menagerie of slightly blobby dark green animals and other vaguely-defined creatures.


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