Xanadu 4: The Gardens Are Thriving
In another year or two, the horticulture is beginning to suggest its mature scale—but only just. Many years will pass before the trees are at their peak.
- Looking from the base of the stonedust pathway down from the main house, to a gate into the enclosed gardens. The Berry Folly is out of view at the right, hidden behind one of the gold metasequoias. At the left the corner of the shade structure; before it is one of the tree viburnums that will, one day, screen it from the house. The pathway courses through the orthogonally-paved pool terrace, continuing its curving way out into the grassy rectangle. The fulcrum bed of brightly-variegated tree aralias is partially visible in the distance center.