Tulip Tuesday

By now the tulips have faded from the gardens, but I couldn’t resist sharing this photo I took two weeks ago of the last remaining tulips still going strong. Can’t wait for the tulips to return next spring!

Peony Season

I hate when the tulips start to fade from the gardens, but the one bright spot of those departing is that it means the peonies are starting to bloom. Peonies are one of my favorite flowers and I wish they would stick around longer than they do. The other day I paid a visit to…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Liquid

I can check the weather so many times before I go, but at some point I knew when I do my countless garden visits, I was bound to get stuck in the rain! Luckily for me, it was a quick passing shower and it gave me an opportunity to get some photographs of the tulips…

Sunday in Central Park

Despite living a 45 minute train ride away from Manhattan my whole life and going so many times throughout the year, I had never been to Central Park! Last Sunday, after having a fantastic brunch at Calle Ocho in the Excelsior Hotel, which is down the block from the park, my friend and I took…

Springtime at Clark Botanic Garden

This time of year is so pretty, when after a long winter, everything starts to bloom. It’s crazy what a difference a week makes. Last week I visited one of my favorite spots, Clark Botanic Garden, and the magnolias were just starting to open up and this week, the magnolias are bursting open, the cherry…

Springtime Blossoms

It felt like it took so long to get here, but the cherry blossom trees are finally blooming! The Nassau County Museum of Art, which has an abundance of cherry trees on their property is right by my job, and almost everyday I have been checking on the status of the trees and finally last…