Category Archives: flowers and plants
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
Lots of butterflies, bees and moths at the Botanical Gardens in Largo in late August. Below is the only birds I saw, juvenile moorhens.
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
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
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
I think this woodpecker was working on a nest. Flowers and bugs at the Botanical Gardens in Largo, Florida in July.
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.
Lots of cool colors and critters in June at the Botanical Gardens in Largo, Florida.
Things are always blooming in central Florida. Taken in early June. Linking to Wednesday Around The World
Close up shots of the sunflowers from my trip to Sweetfields Farm during sunflower season. So many bright yellow sunflower faces!