Rebuilding Together 2005

(the volunteer organization formerly known as Christmas in April)

Welcome to the Vargas California Native Garden Project 
Thanks to all who participated!!!

last updated: 05/06/05


Vargas Site Visionary: Beth Huntzinger

Vargas Site Coordinator: Bonnie Miller

Vargas School Principal: Ana Bonilla

Sponsor & volunteers: Yahoo! Inc employees & Vargas School PTA

Yahoo Volunteer Coordinators: Sara Mordecai  and Tracy Fong

Material Donors & at-cost suppliers:
    Elkhorn Nursery, Soquel & Moss Beach (California native plants)

    Sunnyvale Lumber, Sunnyvale (trellis & bench lumber)
    Rainbird Irrigation, Azusa (irrigation components)
    Lyngso Materials, Redwood City
    AAA Rentals, Redwood City

Design Donated by:
    Planting Plan & Irrigation Plan: Stephanie Morris, Landscape Architect, Chairwoman California Native Plant Society
    Layout: Craig Heckman, ALSA

Stephanie Morris, Landscape Architect, Chairwoman California Native Plant Society

    Bob Waterman, Waterman and Sun Landscape Designers (Palo Alto)

    Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County

    Scott Snyder Construction (Sunnyvale)


Construction Captains: Jay and Pamela Chesavage  (with lots of help moving supplies from Wayne Chung!)


Where: Vargas School map

               1054 Carson, Sunnyvale, Ca. 94086 (1st street off Mary south of Central Expressway.  Turn Northish onto Carson, where you'll see the school on your left, then turn left on Leota and follow it to the far end of the school to the garden site.)


When: Rebuilding Together Day: Saturday April 30 2005 8:30AM - 5PM 

See the Photos from Preparation Day 4/23!

See the Photos from Rebuilding Together Day 4/30!

Lost Something on one of the Project Days?


Take a virtual Plant Tour!

Vargas Plant Information (as numbered alongside walkways)





California Native Walk
Pizza Garden (Oregano, Zucchini, Tomatoes, Basil, Onion, Eggplant)
Central Trellis & Benches
Orchard (Bartlett Pear, Rainier Cherry, Bing Cherry, Gala Apples, Granny Smith Apples)


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