A couple of weeks ago I spent a wonderful day photographing at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond. I’d been to Lewis Ginter a few times before, but only when there wasn’t much blooming outdoors. On this trip – the gardens were in full bloom – and it was spectacular.
The first set of flowers I photographed were three varieties of peonies. The soft pink petals had wonderfully intricate curves to them.
Bev Peony (c) 2009 Patty Hankins
Archangel Peony (c) 2009 Patty Hankins
The peonies were just one of the types of flowers I photographed on the day I visited Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. The trip would have been amazing if they had been the only flowers I photographed.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is located at 1800 Lakeside Avenue in Richmond, VA. The garden is open from 9 AM to 5 PM daily. Their conservatory is absolutely wonderful and they have a new butterfly exhibit that just opened for the summer.