One of my favorite ways to spend a day outdoors is in a botanical garden - especially when 'winter is coming.' On a particularly beautiful fall Saturday I finally made it out to the main section of the Vilnius University Botanical Garden! It was just what this botany nerd needed on a sunny, fall Saturday. After visiting the Vingis Park section of the Botanical Garden years ago I was a bit skeptical about how well maintained this main section of the botanical garden would be. Luckily, I was pleasantly surprised - just look at the photos below to see how beautiful it is!
When we visited, the dahlia gardens were in full bloom and I was impressed with the varieties included. Just look at those yellow beauties! Most people probably wouldn't expect it, but visiting botanical gardens in the fall is a great time to see late flowering plants while beating the crowds (and the heat). Now I just need to visit the Botanical Garden in mid-spring to see rhododendron flowering season and smell the lilac flowers in the gorgeous hill of lilac varieties. Baby ISO will likely be much more mobile come spring, so perhaps we'll be chasing him through the flowers!
What do you like to do on sunny, fall afternoons?