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Friday, April 22, 2011

Cactus at the Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati, Ohio

Good morning,

Here are a few more images from the Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati, Ohio.  There are so many beautiful places to photograph that it is impossible to share them all at one time.

I am sure some of these huge cactus were here when I visited as a child.
We picked a perfect day to visit when there were very few people at the Conservatory.
There is also artwork on display among the cactus.

 Tequila in the raw!
 And, here is that handsome man who I see just about everywhere I go!  ;)

Enjoy,
Lois

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14 comments:

Judy said...

The cactus are so huge. This looks like a neat place to visit.

Tricia said...

There's one of those at Missouri Botanical Gardens in St Louis & it's my 2nd favorite place to wander there... the 1st being The Japanese Gardens!!! =) I love it there!!! =)

Jan n Jer said...

Love those cacti...Conservatories are the perfect place to spend the day with your camera. Great shots!Happy Easter to you n yours!

texwisgirl said...

laughed at the agave joke! would love to see a cactus garden like that! so often places give the tropical plants their spotlight.

Montanagirl said...

Great place to visit! I've always to go down to Arizona and see the great Saguaro cactus.

Marie said...

Lois,
I am so glad that you are able to go and bring us these wonderful pictures. The handsome man looks good from the back! Ha!
Love,
Marie

grammie g said...

Hi Lois...Love cactus plants and these are amazing ...just not one of those places you would want to take a fall lol!!
That handsome guy seems to be where ever you are. Hmmmm!!! lol

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Lois, it's always great to visit someplace on a day when there are not many others visiting - always easier to get the shots you want, especially of that handsome guy!

Ann said...

There were a couple of times I meet another photographer. It will be interesting if he took your photo.

Olive Knitting said...

you've totally inspired me to visit some of the local public gardens! thank you.

Diana said...

What a neat place to visit Lois. I love the cactus! Love Di ♥

EG Wow said...

I bet the cactus house is especially wonderful to visit in winter, almost like taking a vacation to a warmer clime. :)

Lois Evensen said...

Good morning,

The Cactus House has always been a fun place to visit. I should dig deep enough to find images my Dad took there. I seem to remember the layout of the display much the same as it was back when I was a child. I am pretty sure some of those plants are the same ones I've come to visit many times over the years. :)

Thank you so much, everyone, for stopping by and your very kind words.

Best,
Lois

lululan said...

Me encantan los cactus. Son las unicas plantas que tengo en casa.Porque las demás se me mueren todas.Saludos.