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Photo Monday – Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Each time we go to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the girls want to check out the greenhouses. Each time, they ask to go see the bonsais. They make me sad. Poor trees who have been starved and clipped to keep

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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 – The Stuff That Grows

In case my previous posts haven’t made this obvious, we don’t exactly have green thumbs around here. M always starts out with good intentions, thinking he’ll water the plants. I know we won’t. The roof has full Sun and gets

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Photo Monday – Easter Flowers

I got to choose the flowers we bought for Easter. The girls complained of course. M didn’t because I ended up picking the less expensive ones. I liked them! And they’re turning out to be a great value too. One

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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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