‘He has made everything beautiful in it’s time.’
and to bring the beauty from all over the world,
Kew Gardens is celebrating the Orchid Festival until March 10th.
It really is a festival of colours, sounds and beauty.
This year there are Orchids
from the world’s most biodiverse county: Colombia.
Breathtaking displays of orchids,
a sweet smell,
accompanied with Colombian music,
even the cacti have hats on….
Let me take you through with this donkey:
Animals made include a toucan, a swimming turtle…..
and a life sized Jaguar
There are 1000’s species of orchids,
different colours, different sizes.
Enjoy the show:
Please click on the individual photo to enlarge.
All photos taken by me at Kew Gardens.
If you look the right way,
you can see that
the whole world is a garden.
~ Frances Hodgson Burnett ~
A beautiful view at Kew Gardens on a slight frozen pond.
Nature is fascinating!
picture taken by me at Kew Garden
A cold day in Kew Gardens and so many things to see:
The Temperate house is home to an internationally important collection of temperate zone plants, including some of the rarest and most threatened.
It is the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world.
As a Listed Grade 1 building, it has been restored to its new glory and re opened in May 2018.
Walk with me and enjoy the rare and beautiful plants.
Giant citrus fruit
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Each plant showing off its beauty in different ways.
There is a spiral staircase to walk up along the Gallery.
The view is fantastic, and the sun was shining.
On my way out I passed the gift shop and found some lovely Bamboo socks.
I couldn’t resist.
I’ll be back at Kew very soon!
all pictures taken by me at Kew Garden
The most beautiful things in life are not things.
They are people and places and memories and pictures.
They are feelings and moments and smiles and laughter.
Picture taken by me at Kew Gardens
Early darkness invites to many lights.
With Christmas coming up
what is better to combine light with Christmas
and start the Christmas season in the big garden.
My favourite new flowers in Kew!
There were light shows with music, laser light pictures projected on a screen of a water fountain, green laser lights with fog, amazing displays of colourful lights, a whole field of lights changing colour with the rhythm of the music and much more. Too much to capture everything on camera. Of course there was mulled wine and hot chocolate too!
I did capture it all in my memory!
Please click on the picture to enlarge them.
All pictures taken by me at Kew Gardens.
Kind words do not cost much.
Yet they accomplish much.
Picture taken by me – Kew Gardens