I’ve posted about Frederik Meijer Gardens before; but we went there in late April, and I wanted to share some of the spring photos.
Frederik Meijer began one of the largest grocery chains in Michigan. It ultimately grew to serve Illinois, Ohio and Indiana too. Since Grand Rapids is his home base, he began Frederik Meijer Gardens as a place where the community and visitors from all over the world, can come, relax and enjoy the surroundings.
A pond in the garden with a simple bench for reading or relaxing.
A simple shed turns into a magical place with pink dogwood branches making an entrance arch.
Pretty falls sparkle in the sun; splashing water on the rocks as it tumbles to the bottom.
The palace must be her home, she thinks, as this dainty royal purple tulip bows her head.
After a sleepy winter, the pond awakes with soft colors, mirroring the new buds around its perimeter.
A quick storm blows through and sets off a flurry of activity in the sky. The clouds form amazing, cotton candy puffs and colors to dazzle the eyes.
Thanks for going to Grand Rapids with me!
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