Sunday, 9 December 2012

Botanic Gardens. Oriental Garden

This pergola is located at the entrance of the Oriental in the Royal Botanic Gardens. It is flanked by a pair of bronze lions known as "Temple Dogs". They were made in Thailand and were donated by the Friends of The Gardens in 1998. The garden features wild and cultivated plants from warm-temperate and sub-tropical areas of China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan and Bhutan.

12 comments:

  1. Such beautiful light graces this leafy walkway! Stunning!

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  2. Hi Jim,

    How's the life downunder? Wow... very pretty... Hot summer day, I can see?

    Enjoy the sun.

    Happy SSS,
    /Chie

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    1. This was a hot summer day but the weather has actually been all over the place this year. This morning was boiling hot and sunny but this afternoon it's overcast and blowing a gale.

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  3. Ah, warmth, sunshine, green things - happy to view yours. We have been pretty dark and rainy lately. Freezing rain, too!
    Cheers from Cottage Country Canada!

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  4. Yes, I do love the sunshine and your beautiful blue skies as always. Terrific shadow shot for the day and such a lovely, green place! Wonderful place to take a stroll! Hope your weekend is going well!

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  5. the pergola is providing wonderful shadows along this path...looks very inviting!!

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  6. What an inviting photo!Aloha to YOU from Waikiki
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  7. I always like to visit the Botanical Gardens of a place. It's usually full of hidden treasures.

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  8. Great shadow shot and a lovely scene. I have never visited a botanical gardens but they look like amazing places to visit. I have seen photos from several different ones while visiting fellow bloggers and each one seemed like a wonderful place to visit.

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  9. Beautifully shown Jim, I love your botanical gardens.

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  10. Love botanical gardens, went to one recently in Texas. This place looks fun!

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