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Fairfield Botanical Gardens

This is my last post about my trip to Miami (honest!). But I couldn’t resist sharing our trip to Fairfield Botanical Gardens.

I love visiting a botanical garden. I’m always so inspired by being in nature. And this one didn’t disappoint.

It has a large collection of palm trees (no surprise) some of which are very rare. It was so great to see them growing outside, which wouldn’t happen here.

They also had some green houses and an amazing butterfly house.

Here are a few of my highlights.

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Butterfly feeding time!

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A visitor to the garden

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Some palm trees

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There had been a lot of rain recently so the garden was flooded in parts

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Another palm tree

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The flower of the canon ball tree

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A Chihuly sculpture looking right at home

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orchids and palms looking very jungle like

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Another type of palm

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so many palms so little time

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A beautiful flower, though I’ve no idea what it is

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Gorgeous red

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I love the way the light catches these leaves

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heavenly goldfish

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Translucent leaf

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I love the markings on these leaves

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Check out this beautiful flower