And just like, we’ve made it through another series of “MoBot through the Year” photos!
Just kidding. Kind of. When I saw the Linnean House in miniature at the Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show, I knew I had to get a picture of it. Here’s the real picture to round out 2018:
I’m still considering my options for my fifth year of monthly photos at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Right now, the Ottoman Garden and the English Woodland Garden at the top of my list, but you’ll have to wait until 2019 to see what I choose!
It’s Christmastime at the Missouri Botanical Garden! The Linnean House, in addition to being lit up, is located next to several of the 12 Days of Christmas displays. It’s always so much fun to see Garden landmarks all dressed up for the holidays!
There may not be many leaves changing color here yet, but it is still starting to look like fall at the Missouri Botanical Garden!
Today was a busy day at the Missouri Botanical Garden, because it was the first day of the Japanese Festival! The Linnean House was pretty quiet when they first opened, however, which made it the perfect time to get my photo for the month:
Tonight we had a rare evening look at the Linnean House while we waited for our entrance to Flora Borealis:
Originally, I had planned on our going to “Flora Borealis” this month, which would have provided me an opportunity for a rare evening photo of the Linnean House. Unfortunately, that didn’t work out, so I took a standard morning picture yesterday…everything is definitely in full bloom!
Next month I should get my evening photo, because I now have our “Flora Borealis” tickets in my possession!
It was awfully hot at the Missouri Botanical Garden today, but the Linnean House still looked pretty!
It’s been about a month since we last visited the Missouri Botanical Garden, and in that time, the view outside of the Linnean House sure has changed! The trees and bushes are finally fully green, but the flower beds by the reflecting pools are bare again, as they’re between plantings. I’m looking forward to seeing what will be growing there next month!
It’s finally starting to look like spring in St. Louis!
UPDATE: We returned to the Garden on April 21st for Chinese Culture Days, and I couldn’t believe how much the view had changed less than two weeks later!
If you look really closely, you might notice that the tulips are beginning to make an appearance!