Bonfante Gardens, Gilroy
September 29, 2006

We visited this unusual garden (now called Gilroy Gardens) on a special day when the amusement park rides were closed. A very peaceful day to enjoy the spectacular landscape.

They are known for their 'circus' trees--made up of many small trees that grow together to form interesting trunks. Topiary is also popular at Bonfante.

(Click the thumbnails to see a bigger version.)

Vista point

Bridge over water fall

Circus tree

Another circus tree

Boat rides are idle

Garlic ride

Mushroom ride



Thorny tree

Topiary - squirrels?

Deer topiary


Rushing stream

Water steps

Parting shot

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