Upon returning from Filoli today in Redwood City the trip was well worth the
visit. The estate is well cared for especially considering that it is maintained
by the State. There was plenty of staff making sure the garden looked its
The estate itself is a Georgian Mansion, which to me did not jive with the
mixed Oak Woodland of the peninsula where it is located. But I was not there to
see the Mansion.
The garden was a great mix of plantings, hardscape and water features and I
would recommend them to anyone wanting to visit a great garden in the Bay Area.
It is clear why Filoli is considered one of the great estate gardens of
See the photos below, and I will work on a larger gallery for our Gardens and