In the midst of Brooklyn is this wonderful place – Brooklyn Botanic Garden – that is like a mini getaway within the crazy, busy city. It is beautiful, peaceful, quiet, and full of greenery. What better place to spend a Saturday morning?
I found the roof garden to be really cool. It seems like everyone is into green roofs and roof gardens these days.
The Japanese pond was nice as well. There were turtles and koi inside.
Just as the sign says, the Shakespeare Garden was full of plants mentioned in The Bard’s plays.
From there, we wandered into the children’s corner, straight into…
My worm “pooped” on me, releasing a neon yellow liquid from one end. The girl working the station told me, however, that it’s just a chemical the worm releases when it’s frightened. Sorry, dude.
Finally, we reached the rose garden. It was really colorful and beautiful. The ornate arches and deck really contributed to a Victorian feel.
Thanks for reading!
P.S. They had the cutest little plants in the gift shop: