Spotlight On: Planting Fields Arboretum

Visiting an arboretum in winter may not seem ideal, but when it is Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, NY, winter means nothing when the main attractions are the greenhouses in full bloom. Planting Fields, built in 1904, is the former estate of William Robertson Coe. The 409 acres was where the Coe family resided in…

Spotlight On: Clark Botanic Garden

Clark Botanic Garden on Long Island in Albertson is almost a hidden gem of a garden. Founded in 1969, the 12 acre grounds are hard to spot from the small sign outside the parking lot entrance alerting you to the garden. Once you find this place though, it is worth it to be met with all different…

Spotlight On: Eisenhower Park’s Dahlia Garden

The debut of my Spotlight On series took you around Eisenhower Park and to the rose garden now I’m  taking you to my favorite place in Eisenhower Park and my favorite photography spot on Long Island, the dahlia garden at Eisenhower Park. The dahlia garden I’ve refered to on here in previous posts as my…

Spotlight On: Eisenhower Park’s Rose Garden

In last week’s debut of the Spotlight On series, I took you on a photographic tour of Eisenhower Park that did not include flowers, but for the second part of Eisenhower Park’s spotlight I’m showing off the rose garden. The Long Island Transplant Recipients International Organization (LI TRIO) maintains the rose garden. Located near the memorials at…

Spotlight On: Eisenhower Park

I’m kicking off a new series for Sky Blue Pink Design called Spotlight On. I love exploring parks and other places with my camera, but even though I take photos all over I only tend to share the flower photos on here. With this series, while there will be flowers, I want to expand and take…