That appears to be the summer theme at our local show garden
And on Sunday we indeed Wandered and Unwound – and Wondered at the beauty.
The roses were perfect, wish I could share their scent:
The peacock stood proud
The formal garden was bursting with color
The water features looked so cool and inviting
The lizard basked in the sun (well mostly)
As we sought the shade when we could
That’s one wedding party in the background (near the bench), and we saw another getting a few photos near the ‘chapel’:
These gardens have been a favorite spot for all kinds of gatherings, but most popularly weddings for many years. They opened their gates in 1980, but sadly the owner has determined it is no longer sustainable, so this is farewell season for Minter Gardens. It’s a sad loss to our community, and to the world:
We’re going to miss it. But we’ll always have our memories.