The Sunken Garden and Garden House

Filoli Gardens

I haven’t posted in a while, mainly because I moved from Sonoma County to Marin County, in northern California. I’m as close to my home town of San Francisco as I’ll ever get, and I’m very happy to be back in the Bay Area.

In my first week here, I visited Filoli Gardens, a 125-acre estate and beautiful gardens with a fascinating history, donated in 1975 to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

You can see all photos on Google Photos. Contact me if you’d like to buy a print.

Budding blue-and-green hydrangeas at Filoli Gardens

Budding blue-and-green hydrangeas at Filoli Gardens

Waves of ornamental plants create a "painted" landscape.

Waves of ornamental plants create a “painted” landscape.

 

Pond and terraced landscaping, in the style of an English garden

Pond and terraced landscaping, in the style of an English garden

Sculpted grapevines over archway at Filoli Gardens

Sculpted grapevines over archway at Filoli Gardens