The Chalice Well lies in a protected area of natural beauty, at the foot of a narrow valley running between the Tor and Chalice Hill and is an integral part of the sacred landscape in and around Glastonbury, England. For over two thousand years the Red Spring, or Blood Spring, has flowed ceaselessly and is a place where people have gathered to drink the waters and find solace, peace and inspiration.
This water feature for Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina is a naturalistic creek-style water feature consisting of a series of cascades/waterfalls and creek system.
The water lilies and reflections in a pond at Duke Gardens almost create a Monet-like image
In the summer, the fish pool at Duke Gardens is filled with hardy and tropical water lilies. One of the highlights is the Victoria water lily, with leaves up to 7 feet wide. In the pool, goldfish and koi are popular with visitors.
A tree barely survives falling into the water in Bass Lake
Lilies take up so much room on Bass Lake that these ducks have to squeeze in!
Water lilies break up the dark cloud reflections on Bass Lake