When I Was 69

When I Was 69
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Saturday, August 10, 2019

At the arboretum in August

Wonderful plants, trees, bonsai, flowers, moss, and some real learning that Helen and I experienced last Wednesday. I think I'll just do a little at a time here.

The steps lead up to a platform from which to view the flower quilt. (more later on)
There were many little houses for the bees who lay eggs in the pipes, keeping on adding more until it's full.

These pitcher plants were near the water feature, which had koi fish of course.
A red version of a pitcher plant.

Mt. Pisgah probably in the distance across the flower quilt.
Helen looking at the view.
It's much more colorful in person, the sun kind of fades the colors.  Or maybe you just blur your vision when you see it.
These dark orange petunias were everywhere.

Helen said, "quilting has been around for 3000 years...I wonder what kinds of materials they used for thread and cloth." I don't know why I didn't stop to read the panel, must have been in a hurry to take more pictures.  I only took around 150 this trip!


  1. Hello, beautiful garden scenes. I like the bee hotels and flower quilt is beautiful. Enjoy your day, happy weekend!

    1. Thanks Eileen, I looked over at your blog, but so many people were commenting, I didn't want to join the crowd! You do a great job with Sat. Critters!

  2. The birds can use all the help we can give them.


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