July #TreeSquare Challenge # 13: Carmel Mission

The Carmel Mission, which self hasn’t seen in over 20 years, has the most amazing garden. Mostly succulents, but in such an array of colors! She took pictures of the trees just for the life of B’s #TreeSquare Challenge this month.

The Carmel Mission was founded by Father Junipero Serra, a Franciscan, in 1771 (It’s called a “basilica” now). The little museum next to the mission has an exhibit on California missions. So many, the vast majority, were founded in 1771! The missions stretched from San Diego to San Francisco Bay: all in all, Father Junipero Serra founded eighteen missions.

5 Comments

  1. Prior... said,

    July 25, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    really beautiful tree and the pink flowers add a nice touch in both images

    • July 25, 2021 at 11:45 pm

      Thank you so much! I’ve seen a lot of gardens, but this garden, whoever laid it out, deserves more recognition.

  2. BeckyB said,

    July 26, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    of these are so beautiful, what a lovely garden

    • July 26, 2021 at 9:00 pm

      Thank you! And I’ll be posting more trees, during this final week of the challenge. I loved finding trees to photograph. Thank you for hosting such a great challenge.


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