Botanical Beauty

The brother was here this weekend, a quick visit for Mother’s Day. When he’s here, there are always specific places he likes to go – restaurants, brew pubs, points of interest – that are unique to the area.

On Saturday, we headed north to the Green Bay Botanical Garden, per brother’s request. I’ve been there several times, for every season (except winter), and never tire of the display. We weren’t sure what to expect, so it was extremely delightful that tulips and daffodils were in full bloom. The garden, with its many walkways and buildings, has the feel of a make-believe wonderland from a fairy tale. On this day, it also felt like a small slice of Holland.

The Tulip Parade

Daffodils and a Magnolia Tree

Hobbit Homes and Peter Rabbit’s Garden Plot

And The Rest…

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This photo montage is a late entry into the Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge. The theme this week is EARTH.

23 responses to Botanical Beauty

  1. quarksire says:

    wowza datz lotsa tulips in one place if i ever saw em …i have like 3 here in my frt happy moms day to yas.frum da’ Q

      • quarksire says:

        Thanks backatcha ya early bird πŸ™‚ thanQ fer da note an may u have a splendid week ahead πŸ™‚

  2. joey says:

    Really pretty! I could stand tulip gardens all year round! Love tulips!
    Glad you had this time, thanks for sharing your sights πŸ™‚

    • bikerchick57 says:

      Wouldn’t it be nice to have a tulip garden, magnolia tree and a bench in the backyard all spring and summer? I’d go sit on the bench every morning with a cup of coffee, breathe in, and have a great start to the day.

  3. joannesisco says:

    It’s a beautiful garden and I love how they’ve incorporated the buildings into the landscaping.

    Spring is such a pretty time when all the flowers start blooming. It’s such a shame that they don’t last all summer!

    • bikerchick57 says:

      Right, but I they have to die back in this case to allow room for the summer perennials. Their daisies, cone flowers, lilies and the rest are gorgeous in July and August.

    • bikerchick57 says:

      The photo of the long building is actually a restroom. They did such a great job incorporating the buildings into the gardens. It’s very cool.

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