Tag Archives: botanical gardens

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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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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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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Birds, Bunnies and Squirrels, Oh My!

There were lots of bunnies running around the Botanical Gardens. This young moorhen ran across the sidewalk in front of me.  Soon the rest of the family followed. They were heading for the tiny pond with the fountain in it. … Continue reading

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Babies and an eagle

Wood duck babies are so cute. I found this little family at a hidden pond at the Largo Botanical Gardens in May. After walking around the gardens, I headed over to Largo Nature Preserve and found this baby limpkin following … Continue reading

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Botanical Gardens in the heat

Little critters. Cute critter. I think he was afraid I was going to steal his nut. I’m don’t know what this bird is. Any ideas?  I think it may be a juvenile. A woodpecker chewing on this pretty flowering tree. … Continue reading

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End of summer colors

These were all taken at the Florida Botanical Gardens in late October. Some things were just starting to bloom and some things were starting to look tired.  The purple coneflower were all at the end of their season but red … Continue reading

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