Week 22 – # 5 Butterflies And/Or Bees

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My entry for Butterflies.  I can’t tell you which variety they are, but they are colorful and they pose nicely for me to get a photo. No chasing after them waiting until they open their wings.

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Tonight Diane and I  took a drive up to Largo to the Florida Botanical Gardens.  We arrive just before the sun set and we started walking around the gardens.  The gardens host Holiday Lights.  As we started walking around, the lights were slowly showing. The sky was getting darker and the gardens came alive with lights.

If you have not been, this is a nice place to walk around and will be available even on Christmas Day.
Holiday Lights in the Gardens every evening. In addition to laser lights, flora and fauna displays and decorated trees, a seven-foot gingerbread house with more than 600 lights, a 3-foot tall white swan and a five-foot tropical parrot have been added to the tradition array of light-lines paths with nightly free entertainment and visits from Santa Claus.

They have entertainment, with snack foods and hot chocolate.
Nov. 28, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014
5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
$4 donation
(13 and older)

   12520 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33774
(727) 582-2100


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Here is a view of the cactus garden.

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And to all of you – Happy Holidays.

27 thoughts on “Week 22 – # 5 Butterflies And/Or Bees

    1. It was very nice. Maybe it is something we – the camera club, can do next year. I know that there is not normally a Dec photo shoot, but this might be fun. The Heritage Village is right next door.

    1. Thank you and reasonably close. And they have Santa and Mrs Claus for the kids (before Christmas) and musical groups for adults. They had country music and line dancing up front and a different group in the wedding garden when Diane and I left.

  1. Rebecca

    Did you say they have SANTA, well you know I have to see him. I still believe!
    These are beautiful pics and the colors are inspiring. Thanks!

    1. Thank you. Yes, Santa was there but there were just too many people so I didn’t get my chance. We should have gone to see him earlier and maybe we might have gotten in. Oh well.

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