It all started out as a trip up to Sugarloaf Ridge State Park across from home, to take my new macro lens out for some exercise along the creek that flows through the park. I turned off the highway and right on into the Landmark Winery parking lot.
I never got any further.
I do not care for wine, yet I live right in the heart of the Sonoma wine producing area. What can I say? So maybe I don't like wine, but I do like the gardens that many of the wineries have, and these here along Highway 12 in the Valley of the Moon are no exception.
Their gardens are a riot full of color.
I do not know my flowers that well so just enjoy.
These though I do know, Shasta Daisy "invented" by our very own famous horticulturalist
Luther Burbank (1849-1926) who lived right here in Santa Rosa.
The gardener for Landmark (what a great job) mentioned to me while watering,