Saturday, February 12, 2011

Botanical Garden in the winter

Yesterday I went to the Missouri Botanical Gardens.  I've been meaning to go for a while to get snow pis. So here they are:

This is my typical Ottoman Garden shot, but this time in the snow:

I call this one "Robin in Tree"


The Climatron

Iris Garden: this sign is about the only interesting thing in the garden during the winter



English Woodland Garden

Icicles above waterfall

Japanese Garden - yes, that is a pond under that snow


That is an island in the middle of the pond-- the name of the island escapes me at the moment-- it's only open to the public once a year during the Japanese festival.


Here you can tell it's a pond! Some of the ice has melted.




The ducks enjoy the ice



I have a picture of this fountain at this angle last spring.



Duck prints? Maybe geese?


When I got home, the sky by my house was pretty amazing. The blueness, the clouds, perfect.

1 comment:

  1. That's my favorite color blue in the sky! I love it.

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