PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
HIGH SIERRA IRIS and Wedding Gardens owners Nancy and Mike Visman invite visitors to enjoy the beautiful setting. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
A WESTERN TIGER Swallowtail sips nectar from a valerian flower cluster at High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens in Camino. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
CHAUFFERED AROUND — Rita, an 8-year-old lab mix waits for her owners, Mike and Nancy Visman of High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens to do the driving on their property in Camino. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
THE LA FORTUNA is one of 800 varieties at High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
A WESTERN TIGER Swallowtail sips nectar from a Purple Wallflower cluster at High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens in Camino on April 24. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
NEWLY HATCHED baby robins nestle together in a mud and grass nest in a Sequoia tree at High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens in Camino. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
THE IRISES at High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens are blooming at 3170 Hassler Road in Camino. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
HIGH SIERRA IRIS and Wedding Gardens irises are blooming at 3170 Hassler Road in Camino. Over 800 varieties can be seen at the garden which is blooming about two weeks ahead of schedule this year. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
AN ALIEN METAL band ensemble stands in the garden. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
HIGH SIERRA IRIS and Wedding Gardens owner, Nancy Visman walks between the rows looking for weeds to pull. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
FREEDOMS SONG is one of the many varieties of purple and white iris in the garden. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

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