Notes and photos from gardens close to home and far away.

CornerStone Garden

CornerStone Sonoma

CornerStone is located at the southern edge of the Sonoma Valley wine country just north of San Francisco. The 9 acre gardens showcase diverse cutting edge garden style and sculpture against a backdrop of rolling hills and vineyards.

Eze Jardin Exotique

Eze Jardin Exotique

The Eze Exotic Garden is located in the charming hill town of Eze, France adjacent to the Mediterranean between Nice and Monaco. The garden includes a large collection of succulents and cacti set amongst stones and the ruins of a castle.

Filoli Gardens in Woodside, California


Filoli is located in Woodside California. The 16 acres of gardens are part of an estate with a rich history. Filoli’s gardens offer great diversity in style. There are formal gardens as well as naturalized areas that blend into the surrounding hills.