Internationally renowned gardens at Self Realization Retreat, Encinitas, California, offer a diversity of colorful plants, meditation nooks, koi ponds, and spectacular ocean vistas – providing a unique inspirational setting where one can pray, study, meditate, or just sit quietly enjoying the expression of God’s beauty in nature.
A bench view of the Pacific Ocean from the Meditation Gardens
A lantern creates interesting designs at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens near Charlotte, North Carolina
The holiday lights are much brighter as darkness sets in at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens near Charlotte, North Carolina
Glowing in the Evening
Lighted for the Holidays
A sense of balance in a Japanese garden with uneven stepping-stones to cross the water. Image from 1985 converted from slide to digital format.
Steps in the Garden
The serene reflections in a Japanese garden in Tokyo, Japan circa 1985
Japanese Garden Serenity
Serenity in the gardens of the Imperial Palace with the busy city life of Tokyo, Japan outside, circa 1985
Benches in a Japanese Garden
A well designed garden with rocks, flowers, a tree and greenery makes a nice composition