Our on step guide had a surprise for us! She was taking us to the Japanese Gardens!
They were landscaped into an old quarry before WWII.. How is that for repurposing? They changed the name to Chinese Gardens during the war, but even though they changed it back, couldn't afford to build a new arch! Imagine this in full bloom in August!
I love tha pathways and would have loved to see it in bloom, but still, it was something to behold.
|A remnant of the quarry|
|These are Texas Mountain Laurel. They smell like grape bubblegum!|
Thursday was a warmer day, and jam packed with activity, so ....
.....to be continued!