A Gray Day at Longwood Gardens

Last Friday I went to Longwood Gardens by myself for a quiet afternoon. The outdoor gardens were pretty crowded when I got there, but once the rain started, the people disappeared. The forecast hadn’t called for rain, but luckily I had my umbrella.

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I started out in the Garden Walk. Usually I feel rushed because the walkway is so narrow. It was quite peaceful and pleasant with no other people!

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Longwood Gardens Orchid Extrvaganza

One of my FAVORITE places to visit since I moved to the Philadelphia area is Longwood Gardens!

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It’s like a zoo for plants!

The orchids were stunning, of course. I got to see the internet-famous rare Ophrys tenthredinifera, or sawfly orchid, pictured below.

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