The Huntington Library in San Marino boasts a 120-acre estate with more than fifteen different gardens that capture nature's beauty from all around the world. One minute, you're sitting in a zen garden, enjoying the serene Ginkgos of Japan. A few steps away, you're wandering amidst the giant Eucalypti of Australia. Yet, no matter where you seem to go, every corner of this massive estate is unbelievably picture worthy. Be sure to charge your cameras!
We started our journey getting lost in the massive Desert Garden, where there were literally hundreds of different types of gorgeous desert foliage. It was otherworldly!
I felt as though I was walking on a different planet. The variety of shapes and textures of these plants was almost dizzying!
I also found one of my favorite cacti here! The first time I saw this beautiful, prickly guy in person was in Sonoma County. Its color scheme still makes me swoon:
Yellow seems to be one of the most prominent colors at the Desert Garden. I'd say it's a perfect rendition of our California desert!
The last time I saw blooms like these, I was at the Lake Elsinore Super Bloom!
So many intriguing textures! Don't they look like alien plants?
These patterns were amongst my favorites:
And then, of course, you have my mom being, well, mom. xP ❤
What a unique teal color for a desert flower!
This bush produced bright GREEN florals! Super intense:
She wanted to hug the cactus against my better judgment xP
Time to move on to the Palm Garden!
Mom said I look like I'm sitting there waiting for a mate x).
This gorgeous, summery boho dress was provided by Urban CoCo. ❤
I was so taken aback by all the unique trees at the Huntington Library! It seemed like everywhere I turned, there begged a natural tourist attraction.
After crossing over the Australian Garden, which I'd forgotten to photograph, here is the famous Japanese Garden! Such a lovely way to spend an afternoon!
This was their beautiful rendition of Kyoto's bamboo grove.
Next, we headed to the Rose Garden. Mesmerizing colors, I tell you!
The photos just don't do it justice. I wish you were there to see it in person with me!
My flowy boho dress was from Urban CoCo in the "orange" pattern. It also comes in a ton of different patterns, so have fun shopping!! You can click on the images below to purchase the boho dress:
*This post was sponsored by Urban CoCo