The first warm spring day at the botanic gardens are met with a good turnout. People of all ages, anxious to bask in the beauty of the early blooms. And for whom wandering under the cherry blossom canopy is a rite of spring. So they come early to bear witness – before the blossoms dwindle and start to fall.
a life of beauty
even in its falling
For Cee’s Flower of the Flower of the Day Challenge FOTD. I’ll admit, that first one looks like and alien:) The name of this one I know because I took these pictures in the summer at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens at the pond. And..I read the tag. It is a lotus flower !!