16 MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY february 22-28, 2024 www.montereycountyweekly.com No Place Like Home Above: There are varying sizes of homes in East Garrison, but very few of them have anything resembling a backyard— instead, they have front yards, managed by the HOA. Right: Ibrahim Shelton and Mitsuyo Kohama with the flower pots the HOA has asked them to remove for violating its rules and regulations. Kohama says gardening helps relieve her stress from working as a night doctor at CHOMP. Photos by Daniel Dreifuss