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Giant Pumpkins

October 20, 2013
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Today we went back to the Bronx to the NY Botanical Garden.

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We parked in good company – right next to HOOLEEOH the corvette

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First stop was the Haunted Pumpkin Garden in Everett Children’s Adventure Garden

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Then to the main event, to see the Giant Pumpkin carving

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We saw the world record watermelon (350.5 lbs from Sevierville Tennessee)

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We did a little rock climbing…

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We explored the pavilion with its creepy-crawlies and cool stuff set up for kids…

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Eli gave us a puppet show and we were saddened when we saw the size of a tree that was knocked down by Sandy last year.

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The gorgeous Kiku exhibition – the art of the Japanese garden

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The Four Seasons exhibition (can you guess which three seasons are below?)

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Then finally a little picnic in a secluded, sheltered, sunny hill-top within the park 🙂

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