St. Boniface stands above the door
Flanked by eagles
"Why Dream the Ordinary?" We originally guessed the latin might refer to sleeping in church!
Additional plants from the greenhouse will soon grace the large plaza which serves as a reception area for weddings and events.
The octagonal enclosure was locked so I'm not sure of its function.
An assymetrical octogan continues the quirky look of stonework on site.
Arches filled with brick allude to the passage of centuries evoking a much older structure.
The odd shadow is from an overhead wire, still an interesting vignette.
Shell grotto provides a cooling spot for those hot Texas afternoons.
By special request I've posted most of the shell grotto photos.
Inspired by the terra cotta olive jars on display in the gardens, I went hunting for a few of my own at the antiques show.
Our time at Festival Hill was to be a quick break from the craziness of Texas Antiques Week taking place along the highway just a few yards away. The grounds were so interesting we spent at least two hours exploring so there's plenty more to show you from Festival Hill but we'll take a break so I can post on a few other special gardens I've visited recently.