Category Archives: Travel

Flower Festivals are Back!

So happy that many festivals are back after a long pause during the past few years! One that I sorely missed was the Blue Poppy Festival, held each May, at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, located in Federal Way, Washington. … Continue reading

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Reopening of the Seymour Botanical Conservatory

The W.W.Seymour Botanical Conservatory, located at Wright Park, Tacoma, Washington, has recently reopened after being closed to the public, during the last year, for renovations. The conservatory was originally opened in 1908, and is one of only three Victorian-style conservatories … Continue reading

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Flowers for Mother’s Day!

I would like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers around the world. Here are a few images I took recently of the beautiful, spring garden display at Heronswood Garden, located near Kingston, Washington. It is also relatively … Continue reading

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Japanese Garden Autumn Splendor – Part II

As promised, here are additional photos from my recent visit to Point Defiance Park Japanese Garden. The first set of images in the previous post were from the immediate pond area of the garden. The following set of images are … Continue reading

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Japanese Garden Pond Autumn Splendor

Looking for a treasure trove of photographic opportunities during the autumn season? Look no further than your local, Japanese garden! One can spend hours composing photos from every angle and in every nook and cranny in these gardens. They usually … Continue reading

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