this week, i was able to sneak away for a bit to go explore the santa barbara botanic gardens. i remember running across their site as i was researching the area before we moved here, and was ever so eager to go! it was quite, restorative and incredibly beautiful. here are a few of my favorite photos from my visit.
this last one is of a tiny little tea house nestled back into the woods. a tea house!
pictures: bonnie forkner