Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The Last Days of Summer....

Well, I wish! 
It's a nice thought, and it sounds good, 
but we still have quite a bit to go... 
Another 2 months, probably, of 100 degree weather.  
I'm so glad that I got away for a weekend to some cooler weather.

 I thought that I would show you some 
more pictures of Manito Park in Spokane.
 This is a beautiful park in the middle of Spokane. 
It consists of 6 very distinct gardens and is more than 95 acres in total.
Now owned by the city, it is largely funded by the volunteers and private donations.
 A beautiful Japanese Garden.
 AH SOOOO.... Complete with dragon flies!
Duncan Garden, covering over 3 acres of classically designed 
European Renaissance style with bilateral symmetry.
  It reminded me of a tiny little tiny Versailles.
 Complete with gazebo, water fountain and full conservatory.


These are all pictures that my daughter took with her iPhone. 
Pretty nice, huh? 
Who needs an expensive camera?

I still haven't even shown you the pictures of Rose Hill. 
STUNNING! 

Any hooooo! 
Hope you all are having a FABULOUS week! 
I plan to finish up big myself! 


8 comments:

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Oh my GOSH! Those gardens are incredible! WOW!

Thanks so much for sharing this beauty with all of us!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Wow....look at that avenue of trees....sooooooo delightful! Thanks for sharing! What is the flower of the month for FCF????

Melissa said...

What a gorgeous place to visit.

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME/Doublewide Decor said...

Oh that looks so refreshing...my post was about Cave Creek and I have never been to Pioneer Village either!

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Liz: Your pics are great and looks like you had a nice getaway..Happy Wednesday..Judy

Blondie's Journal said...

I'd love to visit here...it's all so beautiful! And to think that it's maintained by volunteers!

XO,
Jane

Lisa said...

How beautiful! I know you enjoyed the cooler weather and spending time with your girl.:)

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Beautiful place and beautiful pics!!

Hugs,
Debbie