Brookside Gardens

So it was a nice weekend, a few weekends ago, and Doug and I were looking for something outdoors to do. And I stumbled on Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland. It’s free and it was quite lovely. It’s not quite as big as Longwood or Winterthur, but it has lots of different gardens and the dahlias and roses were gorgeous!

Here are some pics.

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Big leaf!
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Little libraries! The first I’ve seen of them here.
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We saw this snake sunning itself:
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And a giant snapping turtle:
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I don’t know what’s up with these bugs:
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