Category Archives: Nature

Paradise Meadows at Mount Rainier National Park

Just came back from Mount Rainier National Park, Washington State, from a day trip. Mount Rainier is the tallest of the volcanic peaks in the Cascade Range. I had wanted to see what the Paradise Meadows looked like after a … Continue reading

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A Bloom Here, a Bloom There

With summer officially upon us, one wouldn’t expect to find many traditional spring flowers still hanging around. But if you walk among the forested trails of some gardens, you just might be surprised as to what’s still blooming.  Back I … Continue reading

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June Blooms

Golden Chain It’s now June! I’ve watched the metamorphosis of my favorite botanical garden, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, throughout the spring season. I feel somewhat melancholy each June as I say goodbye to the wilting and dying, spring blooms in … Continue reading

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Springtime at New York Botanical Garden

I’ve just returned from an extended trip to the US east coast, traveling by train all the way. It is my preferred way of traveling, as I get to see exclusive landscapes not accessible via other means of transportation. I … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring More Flowers

It’s been a very cool and rainy start to the month of April, here in the Pacific Northwest. But all the rain has been helpful to the flowering plants, and many more are blooming. In fact, not only are the … Continue reading

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