What a fun day! We spent the day wandering around the Botanical, visiting the Frida Kahlo exhibit, the Rose Garden and the Native Plant Center. A brief meet-up with Julia, Catherine and Boo was the icing on the cake. We are lucky to live near such a treasure.
We started with a visit to see Frida Kahlo paintings in the library.
No photography was allowed in the gallery, but there were eight or so of her works, including the self-portrait you see hanging on the banner above the steps.
Heading into Frida:
The blue is an exact match for her Casa Azul (See our trip to visit it here: Frida’s Blue House.)
Sam liked the water features:
White calla lilly against a blue background:
What a great name! Swiss Cheese Plant:
The pyramid is the same size and scale as the one in their garden in DF:
“Mommy, take a picture of me!”
“Can I see it?”
Girl and cactus:
Pyramid and cacti:
Frida’s drawing table (or one similar):
The courtyard of the conservatory:
Back inside, the rainforest display:
“Mommy, take a picture of bunny!”
sam loves the water features:
Now, a stop for lunch at the Hudson Garden Grill. See our lunch photos here: Lunch at Hudson Garden Grill. (Food was great!)
They had a harpist and a cellist playing!
I realize this first one is an accidental video of my feet, but you can hear the beautiful music:
Playing in the grass:
Catherine and Boo!
What a wonderful day!