One of the facilities at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Md., is a reference library of around 4,000 volumes on horticulture for adults and children, If you visit, you’ll have to share the bench in the visitor center with this fellow. He’s very absorbed in his book. I wonder if it’s The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher.
I deliberately shot this gateway, which is in the Georgetown area of the District of Columbia, in spring before the wisteria came into leaf or flower because this way you see the lantern. Once the wisteria starts growing, the lantern is hidden.
Upside-down umbrellas add a colorful note under the canopy of this flower shop.
This narrow bricked sidewalk could be a little country village, but it’s Old Town, Alexandria, just a couple of miles from Reagan National Airport. By the way, charming as those bricks are, they’re uneven and it’s very easy to turn your ankle.
Everywhere you look in Old Town, Alexandria, there are rabbits. This one decorates a windowbox.
Well, you know what they say about rabbits!
Yet another garden rabbit—all the cuteness without the destruction to plant life! This one was not far from yesterday’s rabbit or the rabbit I posted in July.
This little bunny apparently thinks it’s a great joke to have you wipe your feet on his tummy. He lives on a front porch in Old Town, Alexandria.