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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Trees and Birds of Kew Gardens. Just Pictures













Above and below - Chestnut Castanea


Black Locust 

Black Walnut


Pinus nigra 'Crimean Pine'








'Long-Leaved Indian Pine' (Pinus Roxburgnii, Himalayas) in Temperate House



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20 comments:

  1. Hi - It looks like you had a great time In Kew Gardens. Your photos are fantastic. Sorry the UK weather has turned chilly for you
    Best wishes
    Maureen

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    1. Maureen, it's so nice to see you again! It was a bit cool, but maybe, because of that there were very few people, and I almost had the garden all for myself! Our trip to Europe was in May, and I posted 3 photo-stories then: http://tanyasgarden.blogspot.com/2013/05/3-queens-garden-and-royal-kitchens.html and two others.
      I hope your autumn is warm and dry! Well, mostly warm and dry...

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  2. So close up and personal getting to see the details always amazes me.
    Have to say I can't pick one picture as a favorite each one is unique.
    As always thanks for sharing.

    Linda

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    1. Linda, I'm glad you liked the pictures! Thank you!

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  3. The photos are fabulous! Those trees are amazing. They seem to have such personality. I also loved the bird photos, especially that peacock that obviously was quite anxious to be in the photos! :)

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    1. Holley, thank you! It was time when I liked mostly flowers. Then came grasses and trees and shrubs and their bark!

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    1. gwenniesgarden, me too, me too! Thank you! They have a character!

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  5. Just divine...I was continuing to go back to see these over and over

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    1. Donna, it makes me happy knowing that my blogging friends enjoy these images of the beautiful old trees! Thank you!

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  6. Great pictures from Kew Tatyana, and to think, living in the UK and I have never visited.

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    1. Hi Alistair! I'm glad you liked the pictures, and I hope you visit the Kew one day!

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  7. I remember visiting Kew many years ago in 1992, I think. I was so impressed. I have a nice photo of the Palm House, and I recall that we had lunch or tea in the Orangery. And I remember being in awe of the old trees. Your photos are fabulous. Thank you for bringing back happy memories!

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    1. Dorothy, yes, they serve lunch in the Orangery! I had salmon, and it was great! Those old trees are extraordinary!

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  8. Beautiful, Tatyana! Thanks for sharing highlights of your visit!

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    1. PlantPosting, thank you for stopping by!

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  9. Although I don't always comment, I always enjoy reading your posts and seeing your fabulous photos. Thanks for sharing--brings back memories of my own visit to Kew Gardens.

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    1. Freda, I appreciate your kind comment!

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