I was out taking photos of the iris in the gardens yesterday morning and had to take these photos of the Pond Garden.
Here's the lilac in full bloom - a Mother's Day gift from Sarah. Lilacs are the city flower of Harbin, China where Sarah was living in 2009 when she told me to buy myself one for Mother's Day.
I spotted the goldfish. Not as many as last year, but it's neat to see they survived the winter.
This water lily is getting bigger every year. I hope to see blooms again this year.
The water iris are not in full array yet but soon will be.
The Joe Pye weed is sprouting well.
This is a volunteer don't know if it's a seedling from the plant pictured below it.
The butterfly weed is doing well too.
There's my study window where I have a fine view of the Pond Garden.