We arrive at the Japanese Garden with its vegetation-covered roofs.
The first of two large sand gardens
What is this huge rust-colored bush?
Lush vegetation beyond the sand garden
Another sand garden below us
A small stone pagoda
Japanese Garden waterfall
Portion of the waterfall with flowers
Nishiki-goi, or brocaded (colored) carp
More waterfalls with flowers
A wooden bridge in the Garden
More lush plantings around a small pond
Western Cedar trunk
Carol and Carolyn by some lovely shrubbery
A small moss-covered Buddha stelle
Another pond surrounded by vegetation
Hostas and fern
A volunteer painstakingly keeps the garden in trim
Overview of the lower level of the Garden
The sand rings appear to represent clouds surrounding a mountain peak.
A Douglas Fir trunk
The entire Douglas Fir tree
The greenery on a roof spills over the eaves
Now we've walked down into the Rose Garden.
Rose No 2
Rose No. 3
Rose No. 4