Being in Puerto Rico was like spending a week in a greenhouse up here in New England- so many flowers! We spent one afternoon at a botanical garden in San Juan where there was an orchid show.
After we spent some time admiring the specimens in their pots, it was fun to see some in other places is the garden, more of their natural habitat.
After we left the beach front, we spent several nights in the mountains near the rain forest. The owners of the guest house were avid gardeners and there was some lovely specimens to see!
Passion flowers, above and below-
And this is a ginger with a little tree frog, coqui, peeking out.
I am back to work and will have a few things to show soon. Next weekend I will be down in Philadelphia to attend the Sweet Paul/Makerie– this year I will be enjoying classes instead of teaching. I am very excited!