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An overdue visit to Sunken Gardens.

Upclose with flamingos. Butterflies buzzing around the pretty flowers. Super sized fish. A few of the plants at the gardens. Sunken Gardens is a 4 acre 100-year-old botanical garden near downtown St. Petersburg and one of the oldest roadside tourist … 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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“Irma”geddon

We were very lucky to have survived hurricane Irma with little damage. Many of my friends did not have power for up to 7 days after the storm and many areas in south Florida including the Keys suffered a lot … Continue reading

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More from Davis Islands

More pictures from my walk around the yacht basin at Davis Islands in Tampa. Eventually a storm was moving in so I headed back to my car. Shots from my phone of downtown Tampa. Flowers on my walk.

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Summer at the lake

Lots of the usual birds at Lettuce Lake Park in late July.  The first shot is a very young parula and the 2nd is a shot of the young parula being fed by the parent.  The last shot is of … 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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