I went to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens again, probably the 4th time this summer. I was looking for the Giant water Lily and yes, I did find them starting to bloom but most pleasant surprise was the gorgeous bright water lilies in the same pond and […]
I went to the first day of Annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday. It was a lot of fun – I got there early to walk around the gardens to capture the beautiful lotus blossom and many active dragonflies and […]
It’s time for sunflowers at McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area (WNA) on River Road, Poolesville, MD. I took these pictures late afternoon yesterday (July 9th). They are young blooming so the seeds have not matured yet. I did not see any birds, neither yellow finches […]
I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday (2019.6.29). Thousands of lotuses are blooming in peak conditions and are simply gorgeous. Hope they will last for at least two more week when the Annual Lotus Festival will be held.
It must be the global warming that the lotuses here in DC are blooming earlier this year. Lotus is one of my favorite flowers to photograph. I always try to get there early in the morning when the wind is calm and good chance to […]
July usually is the time to see full blossom of lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC. But we couldn’t wait to check out the conditions yesterday. Yes, there were a lot of blossom to photograph but due to the recent heavy rain many […]
Note: Featured image was downloaded from Flickr The oldest of the three United States Library of Congress buildings, the Thomas Jefferson Building was built between 1890 and 1897. It was originally known as the Library of Congress Building and is located on First Street SE, […]