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    Take a deep sniff of the irises, spring's last blast before full summer


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    Froggy went a courtin' then he did hide. Bring the kids to help capture all the frogs in our lakes.

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    We have big birds and then we have little birds. This hummingbird will soon take wing to visit our butterfly garden for nectar for her chicks.

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    Hey, doesn't this guy know that we don't allow fishing in Parker Lake? These big blue herons are daily visitors and help keep the fish population in control, otherwise, we would be able to walk across on the backs of blue gills.
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    Practically a whole bouquet in one blossom here.


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    So cute when they are little, these Canada geese have become a nuisance around the arboretum when fully grown. Watch where you step!.
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    Vast expanses of these lovely coneflowers fill our meadows from midsummer on.
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    Kids of all ages love to savor the smells of our flowers. Just don't trample the beds.
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    Mr. Goldfinch looks for dinner among the seedheads in our beds.
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    Sometimes beauty almost has to sneak up on a person on a wet morning.
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    Where hides he who strings these dewy strands of pearls?


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    From afar these colorful Red Spotted Purple butterflies come to feed in our Butterfly Garden.


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    We have no orchids in the arboretum, but these beauties are close!


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    These Datura bloom at night or on overcast days, giving off a sweet fragrance, very attractive to insects.


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