Sunday, April 17, 2005

The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens and flowering update

My wife and I took a walk to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens today. Here are some photos from the day. I'll post a complete report later:

Black-crowned Night-Heron


An annual visitor returns to the Lily Ponds
(Photo credit - Rob J)

Cherry buds (Prunus "Kanzan")

These are the trees that border the Cherry Esplanade
(Photo credit - Rob J)

Grape-Hyacinth (Muscari Latifolium)

(Photo credit - Rob J)

Lilac buds

(Photo credit - Rob J)

Trout Lily (Erythronium americanum)

These were growing in the native flora section
(Photo credit - Rob J)

Weeping Higan Cherry (Prunus subhirtella "Pendula")

(Photo credit - Rob J)

Yoshino Cherry

(Photo credit - Rob J)

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