The Gardens

Having been raised a Garden Gnome (even though I’m actually an Elf) I have a deep appreciation for all gardens.

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I no longer live in the Garden but I’m lucky enough to have an arboretum near my home.  It has indigenous plants as well as specialized gardens like the Japanese Buddha Garden.

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The colors have been magnificent.  Even in the decline of the season there is something majestic about the trees.

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They are about to begin putting together the Christmas Train Display.  I got to get a sneak preview of the buildings they are going to use this year.

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I can’t wait for the complete display in December.  The way the days are fading into one another I fear it will be December in a blink of an elf’s eye 😉


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