Botanical Gardens Mixed With Art

It was amazing to see well-kept botanical gardens, displaying multiple plant life, mingled with the arts of glass blowing and Origami. Nature and Art are always a great source of inspiration for our writing.

Hello Friends,

last July I took a trip to the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus Ohio with my husband, and daughter. It was amazing! I’d like to share some of the photos I took that day, before the weather changes completely. As the colder months draw near we can remember the warmth of summer through photography.

Tropical rooms, desert rooms and a butterfly conservatory –

Decorated with colored glass-work to emphasize the natural beauty of the plants and folded paper art. Origami is displayed beside nature. Small folded colorful cranes hang from the front ceiling. A room is designated to display more intricate folded pieces and mapped instructions hung on the wall for anyone ambitious enough to try the art of folding. Outside there are many paper masterpieces, as well, including three horses. The building is well kept inside and out and we enjoyed an entire day browsing inside and out.

Outside views



The inside foliage ranged from tropical to desert . . .

A favorite of ours was the Butterfly Conservatory

I hope all my writer friends, and those who are curious, enjoy my pictures and are inspired to visit and support your local botanical gardens and wildlife conservatories. If you’re ever in the area stop by  Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus Ohio


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Spring Weather On St Patrick’s Day

Feels like spring today.

Here in the Mid-south we’ve had early record-rains and tornado warnings, which paved a welcome path for the beautiful weather of yesterday and today. Take a look at this wonderful peek at spring. I drove to town and passed beautiful farm and country roads.

Instead of taking photos of the flood-plane damage, this time I snapped glimpses into spring. Green grass awakening, buds on the trees edging their way out, and the early pear trees have blossoms. I’d like to share a few photos with you today on St. Patrick’s Day, appropriate since they are filled with budding greenery.

Enjoy the nice weather while it lasts.

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Happy St Patrick’s day

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