The light through the trees beckoned me further up the hill into a bamboo grove.
Back down by the house the lawn provided some nice seating areas.
The planting beds were full of lovely combinations and textures.
A lovely bench built into the wall:
And this guest house/propagation area was pretty interesting.
Next we headed to an even bigger house - The Biltmore Estate.
The vastness of the view from the house was surprising. It seemed to stretch on forever.
The details were amazing, right down to the lizards.
The gardens were expansive and immaculate.
I'm curious what this plant is - with succulent red stems, bluish leaves and living in the greenhouse. Looks like it might freeze in Northern California, but maybe not...
Back up near the house the wisteria walk must be lovely in bloom.