San Diego (La Jolla) ~ along the shoreline
My friend Peggy has an adorable storybook home and a garden to match it.
Here's a look into her private back and side garden.
Here's a close-up of that succulent you can see hanging in the previous photo
She had numerous hummingbirds constantly flying back and forth between this Pygmy date palm and her feeder.
Here's a few lusciously landscaped homes in La Jolla.
Heading north on the train was a great way to see the center of the state ~
California has been experiencing a severe drought for a number of years as you can see by this photo. This area normally is a lush green color.
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ~
After we walked through the redwood forest we hopped on board an old-timey train and headed up the mountain side. The redwoods are amazing!!
Monterey/Pebble Beach area ~
More beautiful drought and salt-tolerant plants growing alongside the Pacific Ocean.
The infamous Lone Pine at Pebble Beach
San Jose - Winchester Mystery House