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Wild Raspberries (Riverside Park)

In the Forever Wild sanctuary in Riverside Park just off and above 116th Street there are wild raspberries along the path. They taste okay.



The insects in the Jardin des Plantes are spoilt for choice.  Flowers in all shapes and sizes have nectar on offer but there’s no doubting the bumblebees’ current favourites: bright yellow flowers in the daisy family. 117 more words

Parks & Gardens

Summer Time

A timeless picture of summer in the Jardin du Luxembourg.  Model boats have been sailing the calm waters of the pond since 1888.  Here’s an ‘antique’ version: 144 more words


Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑) in summer

Take a sharp right as you enter the turnstiles of Shinjuku Gate of Shinjuku Gyoen and follow the big loop along the western end of the park, you arrive at the traditional Japanese koi pond (Kami No Ike, Upper Pond). 415 more words

Tokyo National Garden