It was a beautiful day to take pictures at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens. I was impressed that they had a large variety fruit and vegetables growing. Their gourd collection had different varieties with brilliant colors. If I had to pick my favorite flower, it would be the Tartan Dahlia.
I haven’t travel due to ice and snow on the ground. May art and craft projects remain incomplete because it is to cold to varnish them. Since I taken a lot of pictures, go check out my flower blog. Up Close to Flowers
Some of these photos were taken at Home Depot, outside of grocery stores, or anywhere where the flowers caught my attention.
The Gathering Place is a 100 acres park on the banks of the Arkansas River in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It’s a park that anyone, of any age, can find something to do. Every thing, except food and drinks, are free in the park.
Some people stay at a hotel until it is time to check out. Me I wake up and get going. One of benefit is I get to see a lot of sunrises. Here are the pictures I took from the hotel parking lot. I saw a bunch more sunrises. No pictures because I was driving.
No, the Mississippi River is not smaller than it appears in the pictures. There are reasons it is called the mighty Mississippi. Just a few months ago, the water levels were above flood stage and walking on the leave was prohibited.
If you are ever near Tulsa, Oklahoma, anywhere near Tulsa, the trip to Tulsa Botanic Gardens is worth the trip. Even the drive to this remote location, north-west of Tulsa, is beautiful with it’s rolling hills and trees. The garden is absolutely gorgeous. Wear sunscreen, because you may want to stay all day. Wear inset repellent, because you probably will want to take the 1.5 mile nature hike.