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Orchids and Butterflies

IMG_4078Our weather seems to be playing a belated April Fool’s joke on us.  I awoke this morning to about an inch of snow on the ground.  Poor light and rain have discouraged me from taking the camera out lately, so I am glad to be able to post a few more photos from my visit to Dow Gardens.


They have a nice collection of orchids, and the camera really doesn’t do them justice.  They are so beautiful and exotic.



This Giant Swallowtail was attracted to a lady’s flowered blouse and rested there for quite some time, giving many people a great photo-op!



2 responses

  1. The weather here has not been like spring either. Beautiful pictures. I love butterflies and have been seeing quite a few this year. They have been scarce around my place for a few years and it is good to see them back. Thank you for sharing these great pictures. Hugs

    April 7, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    • Thanks Mags. Glad to have some cheerful photos to share until the weather perks up!

      April 8, 2017 at 3:47 pm

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