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Looking Fabulous right now: Hedychium spicatum!

A monocotyledon from the Zingiberaceae family. Lush abundant foliage & showy flowers creates that tropical effect. Also from this family is the common edible ginger, tumeric & cardomom.

Nature

Botanic Bellbird

On a drizzly morning the New Zealand section of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens was alive with birdsong.  I managed to record the bellbird.

Anyone who says the native plants of Aotearoa lack colour needs to view this magnificent kakabeak. 14 more words

Christchurch - Central

Sydney's Botanic Gardens

Two years ago I was in Sydney, Australia.  These photos were all taken at the botanic garden:


September 21, 2016 ... here and there, this and that

It has been an ordinary week, mostly characterized by drab, chilly and often drizzly weather.

I don’t mind such soft grey weather as it often presents attractive views. 353 more words

Weather

Miniature Train Set - Albuquerque Botanic Gardens

The Albuquerque Botanic Gardens has a plethora of amazing flora, butterflies, bugs, and other amazing attractions, however, one fails to take close observance the small details life has to offer. 317 more words

New Mexico

2 new chapters of the upcoming BGCI Manual published

Two new chapters of the upcoming BGCI’s Manual on Planning, Developing and Managing Botanic Gardens have been made available here:
http://www.bgci.org/news-and-events/news/1361/

Chapters 5 focuses on… 22 more words

National Plant Collections

Autumn Fair in Botanic Gardens

Aficionados of giant vegetables and bonsai trees are in for a real treat this weekend as Belfast’s annual Autumn Fair returns. Held in Botanic Gardens from 12.30 to 6pm on both Saturday and Sunday, the 2-day event showcases prize-winning local produce, from flowers and vegetables to jam and honey. 107 more words

Photography