Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Weekend Garden Tour

On Saturday, we boarded a double decker bus that dropped us off in Leucadia.

Bought a ticket, strapped on a green wristband and headed out with a detailed map.

We walked down Caudor Street and Capri Road and Sunrich Lane.

Houses were marked from A to T.

We viewed all 20, but in our own particular order as I think we started at H.

Meandered into backyards to check out the plants and swimming pools and even a goat. Chatted with some of the homeowners. Took two hundred pictures by the end of the day.

It was all part of the Encinitas Garden Festival and Tour.

Having attended a few other home and/or garden tours in San Diego over the years, I can tell you that there is a drastic increase in popularity for chickens, vegetable gardens, drought-tolerant plants and detached workshops, at least in Leucadia.

Have you ever wanted to peek over a fence?

Open a side gate?

See how others landscape their backyard?

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