Category Archives: flowers and plants

More rainy day flower pictures

Pictures from a walk around the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo during a morning summer rain shower. Most people say the rain never lasts long in Florida in the summer but sometimes they last most of the day. This morning … Continue reading

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Flashes of Orange

Lots of butterflies, bees and moths at the Botanical Gardens in Largo in late August.  Below is the only birds I saw, juvenile moorhens.  

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Flowers in the rain

I headed out to the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo in early August around 8am. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky in Tampa. As I got closer to the gardens I could see the dark clouds up ahead. I … Continue reading

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Killing time at the feeders

You can always find a carolina wren at the nature center.   Little critters buzzing around the flowers near the feeders at the nature center. A bunny hops by. I made a new friend sitting on the boardwalk waiting for … Continue reading

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Green is good

The rainy season in August caused the lake at Lettuce Lake Park to flood, raising the plants and bringing them closer to the boardwalk. Everything looked fresh and green one morning right after a shower. At first I thought this … Continue reading

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Bright colors and a woodpecker.

I think this woodpecker was working on a nest. Flowers and bugs at the Botanical Gardens in Largo, Florida in July.

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Little critters on pretty flowers

Flowers and critters at Sweetfield Farms taken in May.   We were there in May for the sunflower festival. We bought some just picked sunflowers to take home.  They brightened up the car for the drive home.

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Bugs and blooms at the Botanical Gardens

Lots of cool colors and critters in June at the Botanical Gardens in Largo, Florida.

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Bright colors in the summer

Things are always blooming in central Florida. Taken in early June. Linking to Wednesday Around The World

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Sunflower faces

Close up shots of the sunflowers from my trip to Sweetfields Farm during sunflower season.  So many bright yellow sunflower faces!

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