Last week I went to Marsh Botanical Gardens and took photos as the sun was coming out. It was very pleasant and beautiful and I had so much fun exploring the greenhouses (pictures to follow). The history of the gardens can be found here: http://marshbotanicalgarden.yale.edu/history A butterfly outside of the greenhouse.
Urban meadows are sprouting up in New Haven. Designed to promote plant and insect diversity, they offer a pretty sight as well (http://news.yale.edu/photos/urban-meadows). Near one of the meadows is the Yale Farm, pictures of which you can also find below.
Spring is in full bloom!
After the weeks filled with Winter-like weather, I was hoping that we would finally have Spring. Though it is still quite cold outside, some flowers are blooming, and it seems like it might almost (really) be Spring… Fresh white flowers among old branches. These flowers kind of look like mini grapes! (Or is that just […]
Hello Elm Citizens! Lucy here, back for a little slice of summer — or something like that — as the temperatures drop into the 30s and our super mild winter becomes just incrementally less mild. Earlier this week, on a gloomy afternoon, I dipped into the Edgerton Park Conservancy, tucked away near the Cliff Street entrance […]
What a warm beginning of winter! So warm, that leaves are growing and flowers are blossoming. I could not resist capturing these intriguing phenomena on camera.
After a winter heavy of snow, spring is finally here, with its warmth, joy, and spontaneity.