Ample shade provided by the mature hackberry trees and soft breezes drifting across the pond truly make this informal garden space the “coolest” spot in the Gardens. These attributes along with its natural beauty make this space a popular location for special events and weddings.
An ornate gazebo structure is the focal point of the garden and provides a restive spot for contemplation near the water. The gazebo frames a striking view of the pond with the iconic Japanese arched bridge and fountain.
Plantings throughout this garden focus on varieties that will tolerate part shade or even deep shade conditions. Color and texture abound with perennials and annuals, both in beds and containers.