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Garden Photo of the Day

Happy Halloween Photos from NYBG

Our very own Carol Collins shared these 'bootiful' photos with us today! 

"New York Botanical Garden is a beautiful place to visit any time of the year, and last weekend it was in its full autumn glory. Families were flocking to see NYBG’s Giant Pumpkin Carving event, where North America’s largest pumpkins were on display. Some of those giant curcubits were even being transformed into works of art! I couldn’t resist snapping shots of autumn plant combos and the lovely pumpkin displays in the family garden."

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  1. Jeff Goodearth 10/30/2015

    really love those stick figure pumpkin heads!

  2. greengenes 10/30/2015

    Great time of the year, isn't it! That is one huge squash! But I sure enjoy seeing the anemone white freely growing! Thanks for brightening up this gloomy, rainy but much needed morning!

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    meander1 (Michaele ) 10/30/2015

    Wow, that pumpkin must be the great, great grandson of the one that took Cinderella to and fro the ball...what a cool thing to see in person.

  4. Quiltingmamma 10/30/2015

    Wow! that pumpkin is going to make a ton of pies.......

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    HelloFromMD 10/30/2015

    Love the pumpkin men.

  6. Chris N 10/30/2015

    Jeff took the words right out of my mouth. The pumpkin figures are great. Now, how can I use that idea?

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    Tim_Zone_Denial_Vojt 10/30/2015

    Yeah, the pumpkin figures got my attention! Very fun. All of the photos are great and inspiring. I used to dismiss autumn and just retire from the garden because I thought it too fleeting. Once I realized it was no more fleeting than spring, my perspective totally changed. Thanks for sharing you beautiful photos, Carol.

  8. CJgardens 10/30/2015

    The pumpkin stick men are outstanding. The fall color shots are great. All the submissions of the last weeks have been enjoyable.
    I'm taking this opportunity to share my Halloween decoration idea. Carol Jean

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      gringopeligroso 10/30/2015

      This has to be one of the MOST imaginative uses of one of my favourite plants (Dichondra 'Silver Falls',) I've ever discovered!!! What a Brilliant and Fun greeting!! AND: Very nicely grown, as well!!

    2. GrannyCC 10/30/2015

      Love these very creative!!!!

    3. user-7007076 10/30/2015

      I love the playfulness of Halloween (versus the gore) and what a great demonstration you have. I imagine your entry produces many laughs!

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      Linda on Whidbey 10/31/2015

      Oh, that is funny!

  9. GrannyMay 10/30/2015

    Lovely photos! Great pumpkins and pumpkin stick figures!

  10. Cenepk10 10/30/2015

    Love the dancing punkin men- but the flowers better !!!!!!

  11. wGardens 10/30/2015

    Thanks for sharing- nice photos- and- just LOVE the "Pumpkin Men". How clever and fun!
    And Carol Jean- you had a great idea as well! Love it!

  12. GrannyCC 10/30/2015

    Great start to the Halloween weekend.

  13. PerenniallyCrazy 10/30/2015

    Beautiful and fun! I am loving those stick figures too just like everyone else.

  14. user-7007076 10/30/2015

    Wow! Thanks so much for sharing those photos! If been inspired in both beautiful and wacky ways.

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    Linda on Whidbey 10/31/2015

    Love the pumpkin stickmen and all of the fall colors.

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