Jardin botanique de Montréal/Montreal Botanical Garden

One of our priority destinations in Montreal was Jardin botanique de Montréal/Montreal Botanical Garden , since we didn’t get there last year.

Here are a few photos of greenhouse plants and the nearby Olympic Stadium with and without clouds.

Ginger

Orchid

Olympicstadium

Montrealstormclouds

And some photos of the koi in the pond in the Japanese Garden:

Koi1

Koi2

Koi3

Finally, a lotus from the Chinese Garden and Bob in the courtyard:

Lotus

Chinesegatebob

Up next: bonsai and penjing from the Japanese and Chinese Gardens, respectively.

(And with this post I’m trying out the "publish on" function of Typepad. I’m actually writing this on Wednesday evening but it should post on Thursday mid-day.)