The original owner, William Bowers Bourn II, created the name Filoli from the first two letters of words in his personal motto: "FIght for a just cause; LOve your fellow man; LIve a good life."
|The huge flower arrangements in the Garden |
House are changed frequently.
The gardens are set within the surrounding woods
and Crystal Springs Watershed lands.
|The design of the grounds is a succession |
of garden rooms and terraces.