Water Lilies With an Address

I was thinking of my disappointment when I left the tanks containing the water lily competition entries that weren’t blooming (A Steamy Visit – But Where are the Lilies?). I was also feeling the oppressive heat and humidity even though it was only 8:30 in the morning – but all that was quickly forgotten when I reached the pavilion overlooking […]

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Farewell Delights

I had a beautiful day for my last visit to the Naples Botanical Garden before we headed north. Everything looked really different because they had been cleaning out the water gardens and trimming out the foliage in the other gardens. Then I realized that the glass sculptures were gone – and how empty the garden felt. You can read about […]

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Rest a Spell with Me

Given the subtropical location of the botanical gardens in Naples Florida, there is a huge variety of plants that can be grown. The gardens featured are from different parts of the world between 26th latitude north and 26 latitude south. As I am getting used to the foliage that is so different than what I am used to in the […]

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