Happy Mother’s Day Our trip to the Zoo

Happy Mother’s Day

Originally uploaded by Q_uilted T_hrifted

On Friday my son and I went to the zoo.  I posted two posts back on our time in the conservatory. I would now like to share the Japanese Garden.

IMG_2160Here is a Bonsai  Maple Tree. The leaves were as perfect as anything can get.

IMG_2161There were trees inside the building.

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IMG_2165Outside there were these wooden counters of trees lining two sides of an alcove.

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Beautifully shaped in perfect sunshine

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Paths

IMG_2167 IMG_2168  * * * * * * * He is the light of my life  * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Bridges are an important element of a Japanese Garden along with water, plants, stones, paths and ornaments.

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Water

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Stones

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Plants

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Ornaments

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