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in the meadows

We recently took advantage of a beautiful fall day and went to Longwood Gardens. They have a fantastic new area called the meadows that I could have wandered around all day. 40 more words


Autumn Afternoon at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens, one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the United States, is a popular destination for visitors in the spring and winter holidays. 284 more words



I followed a Tiger Swallowtail butterfly along her route from plant to plant with my digital camera and captured her in my photographs.

Can you find her?

(Photos copyright Adele Downs)

Adele Downs

Pierre du Pont's Longwood Home

When we began volunteering at Longwood Gardens we were told that the Longwood house was only Pierre du Pont’s weekend getaway, his country retreat. His real home, his legal residence, was the top floor of the Hotel du Pont where he lived like Donald Trump. 607 more words

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Longwood Gardens: Autumn Colors

What better way to spend a warm, fall day than wandering around Longwood Gardens? Fall is probably my favorite season, and Longwood Gardens showcased autumn’s colors beautifully!



I love the word gazouiller (gaz-oo-ee-ay). This mellifluous word means “to chirp” or “to cheep,” when it refers to birds, “to babble,” when it refers to babies, and “to gurgle,” when it refers to a brook or stream. 25 more words


菊 = KIKU = Chrysanthemum

●1000 thousand bloom mum

This week we put rindai a lot!

the buds of flowers are beginning to open up! 



花=ka or hana=flower… 215 more words

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