At the exterior courtyard, fu-lions greet visitors.
In late fall, persimmons are colorful ornaments on a single glorious tree as you enter the garden.
Occasional views to the outside world are viewed through these beautifully carved windows.
In summer, water lilies and lotus ornament the pond. adding another dimension to the view.
A bridge to more pavilions extends across this part of the pond. Note the fall color of the weeping willow beyond.
Outside the tea house are exquisite pebble mosaic paving and autumn chrysanthemums.
Architecture is at least (or more) important in a Chinese garden as the plants.
Banana trees were still around before the big freeze in December. The garden's walls create a micro-climate.
Long winter shadows creep across the moss and pebble mosaic paving.
See from the entry terrace through the main pavilion are the reflective pond and other pavilions.