100 Days of Science #69-- Learning Botany at the Botanical Gardens

It was a beautiful, sunny day and the boys and I thought it would be fun to explore the botanical gardens at Roger Williams Park.  We visited another botanical garden during winter but have been wanting to go back and see all the flowers in bloom in the spring. We loved looking at all the different plant species.  They had so many beautiful flowers and unusual plants on display!  



We learned so much about many of the plants that we eat:  Dragon fruit, papaya, pineapple, coffee beans, cinnamon, etc.  It was a wonderful botany lesson.  

The main greenhouse and entrance





We were captivated by the baby pineapples growing all around
















 










Others in this series:
58.  Exploding Snow and Water Baggies 
59.  Exploring Properties of Minerals
60.  Visiting the Hartford Science Museum
61- 63.  3 Difference Bridge Challenges
64.  Making Models of the Earth's Layers 
65.  Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics 
66.  Homemade Lava Lamps
67.  Movies We're Watching for Science
68.  Index Card Tower Challenge 

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  1. I can't think of a better way to learn Botany or science than at the Botanical Garden. Your photos are splendid! And thanks, too, for coming over to my place and leaving such lovely comments! You are most appreciated!

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    1. Thank you! It was wonderful. Everything has been so dead looking here it was nice to see such colorful blooms.

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  2. These are incredible photos!! What an interesting place to visit. Thanks for linking up with Hello Monday! Tanya - The Other Side of the Road

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  3. I just love botanical gardens! I especially love the tropical plants. Loved all your pictures--it was almost like being there. :)
    #wonderfulwednesdaybloghop

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    1. Thank you! I am finding that I just love them too! The varieties of plants are so neat.

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