This one reminds me of Monet's garden. Not that I've been there. It was part of a five acre spread hidden in the forest. I had to climb a little hill to get the shot. Fortunately there were paving stones leading to the top, unfortunately one of them was loose.......
O.K. on to what I am calling the mother of all water features.
Yes, that is a life size bear sculpture
I'll keep quiet while you look at the plantings.
The owners took advantage of the slope and opened up a culvert which ran across the property. It goes back into the culvert and out to sea as it would naturally.
In other water related news (previous post)-M and D were evacuated but chose not to tell me in case I had a Mommy meltdown. M's parents are back at the farm, basement flooded. My husband was over on Tuesday helping pull out drywall. Mud behind it. Wednesday everything was going to be power washed with a Lysol solution.
At least they have been able to get back into their home and start cleaning up. The town is still cordoned off, 13,000 people are evacuated. The not knowing is weighing heavily on everyone.
Meanwhile, with the sudden influx of water, the hippos at the zoo were able to swim from their pond and use the entire African Savannah building as their playground for a few days.