I’ve heard it’s one of the island’s gems, but hadn’t visited before today. The Bloedel Reserve is tremendously beautiful, burgeoning with native plants and birds, coming alive with spring and the promise of summer.
We saw a very regal-looking heron:
and a sleeping swan:
Here’s K. and S. under a magnificent magnolia:
Here’s Grandpa D. and S.
Here’s part of the zen garden:
The skunk cabbage was rife, ripe, and redolent: