wheaton: Orchid Photographs, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland - 03/21/19 06:40 PM
Orchid Photographs, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland
 
Brookside Gardens is one of our favorite places to visit in Montgomery County, Maryland. Chef Dolores and I attended and photographed this orchid show.  The orchids were beautiful and we had a perfect spring day to walk through the gardens. These photographs were taken by Dolores.
If you are in the area, be sure to take time to visit Brookside Gardens, with your camera in hand.  Life is better when there are flowers to photograph.
 
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Photographs by Dolores Kelley
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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wheaton: Purple Passion Flower, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland - 01/20/19 12:28 PM
Purple Passion Flower, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland
 
I posted this photograph in a number of Facebook groups this afternoon and decided to share it in a blog as well.
We have a cold and windy afternoon in Kentlands. Enjoy the holiday weekend!
 
 
Purple Passion Flower, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland, USA
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera 
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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wheaton: Chrysanthemums, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 2566 - 12/01/18 01:54 PM
Chrysanthemums, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 2566
 
Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland is one of the popular travel destinations for visitors in the DC Metro Area. 
 
Subhash Sharma  "These exquisite looking chrysanthemum flowers have a Chinese origin where the flower was first cultivated by the Chinese more than 2500 years ago. Its name is also a Chinese word, derived from "Chu hua" meaning "October flower. Used initially as a herb, the chrysanthemum was first exhibited in England in 1795. As with many flowers, the Greek language comes into play with the naming of the Chrysanthemum. The name is believed to derive from … (23 comments)

wheaton: Wedding Vendor Showcase, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD - 11/13/17 04:26 PM
Wedding Vendor Showcase, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD
 
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wheaton: Wings of Fancy, 2017 Exhibit at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD - 06/12/17 01:14 PM
Wings of Fancy, 2017 Exhibit at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD
 
Dolores and I enjoy photographing the butterflies at the annual Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit at Brookside Gardens. The 2017 Wings of Fancy Exhibit is available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily in the South Conservatory through September 17, 2017.
The admission fee is $8 for ages 13+, $5 for ages 3-12, and free for ages 0-2. Click on the link to reach the website for more information.
 
Brookside Gardens
1500 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
 
 Wings of Fancy, Brookside Gardens, Montgomery County, MD
Photograph by Roy Kelley
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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wheaton: Dolores and Friend, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland - 11/17/16 03:20 AM
Dolores and Friend, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland
 
I took this photograph of my wife, Dolores, during a visit to Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland, in the western suburbs of Washington, DC. The occasion was to see and photograph the Chesapeake Chrysanthemum Society Show.
Brookside Gardens attracts hundreds of thousands each year and you may wish to include a visit when you are in the area.
This blog is being submitted as an entry in the ActiveRain Photography contest which is sponsored this month by Dick Greenberg. The category is Real Life, People.
 
 
 Dolores and Friend, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley
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wheaton: Fall Chrysanthemum Display, Brookside Garden, Wheaton, Maryland - 11/07/16 12:03 AM
Fall Chrysanthemum Display, Brookside Garden, Wheaton, Maryland
 
The Fall Chrysanthemum Display at Brookside Gardens is available in the Conservatory through November 20, 2016. Allow enough time for a walk through the gardens. Admission is free.
 
Brookside Gardens Hours
Gardens, sunrise - sunset
Visitors Center, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Conservatories, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
Address
1800 Glenallan AvenueWheaton, MD 20902 
 
 Chrysanthemum, Brookside Gardens, Montgomery County, Maryland
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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wheaton: Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryand - 03/29/16 05:24 AM
Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryand
 
Brookside Gardens is located in the Wheaton Regional Park in Montgomery County, Maryland.  The annual Spring Display of flowers and plants may be enjoyed in the Conservatory until April 10, 2016. Dolores and I were recent visitors. Click on the links for the website to learn more.
We are enjoying beautiful spring weather in Montgomery County and it is a good time to visit Brookside Gardens.
Be sure to have your camera in hand to capture those special moments when you are out and about your community or your travels.
 
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wheaton: Chrysanthemum, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland IMG 1713 - 01/06/16 08:04 AM
Chrysanthemum, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland IMG 1713
 
If you are a regular follower of my blogs, you already know that flower photography is one of my hobbies. I always enjoy photographing beautiful Chrysanthemums. This photograph was taken during a Chrysanthemum Show at Brookside Gardens in Montgomery County, Maryland. 
Brookside Gardens is one of the favorite travel destinations for international travelers as they visit the Metro Area of Washington, DC. You do not need to speak English to enjoy the flowers.
 
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wheaton: Dahlias at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland - 01/19/12 12:34 AM
Dahlias at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland
We have a cloudy and cold morning in Maryland.  I decided to look at my Flickr photographs to find a bright image to improve the outlook for the day.  Maybe this Dahlia photograph will do the trick.
Have a great day and be sure to have your camera in hand to capture those special moments when you are out in about in your community or your travels.  Please share photographs from your favorite places in the comments for this post.


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Photograph by Roy Kelley
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wheaton: Share The Colors Of The Season - 02/04/11 01:37 AM
Share The Colors Of The Season 
The flowers do not need to be perfect. The photographs do not need to be outstanding. Finding and sharing the colors of the season is what is important. Always have your camera in hand to capture those special moments.
Please share your photographs in the comments.
I used my Canon PowerShot G11 camera for these pictures. The location is the Conservatory at Brookside Gardens at the Wheaton Regional Park in Montgomery County, Maryland.






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wheaton: Good Saturday Morning. Spring at Brookside Gardens. - 01/28/11 11:14 PM
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