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Photo Monday – Flowers

Tulips and daffodils (and others) were in full bloom at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden last week. There’s such an incredible selection of tulips! I saw this variety with huge flowers (the red blob in the next picture). A lot of

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Photo Monday – Flowering Trees

We went to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden on Saturday because they said that the cherry trees were starting to bloom. Starting being the operative word. Only a handful of trees were blooming. There were more in the Japanese garden but

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

I took so many pictures when I visited with the girls that I’ll still have some more to share next week. I’d forgotten how much I love my macro lens. It needs a fast shutter speed when hand held (so

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

The girls had a couple days off from school last week. We couldn’t stay in because of the renovations so I had to find some sort of activity for them. On Friday, I suggested the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and they

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden Again

We went back.  We should just become members… No change on the cherry tree front but it was beautifully sunny and warm. The birds were chirping so loudly but I couldn’t find them. Except for this guy. (I know the

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

The cherry blossoms are just starting to come out and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden website has this handy dandy chart showing how the trees are doing. The ones are Cherry Esplanade aren’t blooming yet but some of the ones in

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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden Not Cherry Blossoms

What? I know nothing about flowers beyond “they’re pretty” and “some of them smell good”. Now, these, I know are peonies.  Because it was written right next to them.  And some looked like candy canes! And azaleas? I think? I

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