As summer turns to fall, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden shows off both the fading of the light and some spectacular colors.
Pope Francis hasn't used the Papal summer palace at Castel Gandolfo, and it's now being opened for tours and as a museum.
Wave Hill, the former estate of the Perkins family, is one of New York's most beautiful treasures, and one of its least known. It shouldn't be!
PortMoresby continues her quest to visit places in Paris that have eluded her attention, some for 50 years, and goes west to The Albert Kahn Museum & Gardens.
A showcase of annuals bordering a walk shows off plants adapted to different micro-climates.
Speke Hall is a fabulous Tudor mansion with a Victorian interior—and beautiful grounds and gardens that make the house almost an afterthought.
At once one of the world's great botanical gardens, a great art museum, and an outstanding research library...it's hard to call it more than just "The Huntington."
Paul Hunter shares an assortment of images from the grounds of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire. U.K.:
Recently we were in Vancouver, Canada and we were lucky enough to spend a little bit of time at Queen Elizabeth Park. It is a 130-acre jewel on Little Mountain. It is 152 meters above sea level and is the highest point in Vancouver. We were there on a very beautiful day and enjoyed walking around and soaking up the amazing atmosphere. I was amazed at how many things there were to see and do. Here are a few: Arboretum Celebration Pavilion Bloedel Floral Conservatory Fountains/Plaza Quarry...
Colorful flower blossoms captured in early summer in the thin air of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
While exploring the lovely Niagara peninsula, DrFumblefinger stumbled on this colorful field of roses.
Gumbo was visiting the Niagara Butterfly Conservancy in Southern Ontario, home to more than 2,000 butterflies and open during all seasons, even when the snow is falling! The Conservancy is set in a beautiful botanical garden.
Palm Desert's LIVING DESERT offers a place to see several desert ecosystems, as well as an interesting assortment of animals from the Americas and Africa.
One of my favorite, which I keep returning to, Monet's garden in Giverny, where each visit and season offers both familiar and differing views.
There is something magical about these flower fields overlooking the Pacific Ocean with more than 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus and others.