Anytime I find myself in Tacoma, Washington, I make a point of visiting the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory in Wright Park. The building is filled with beautiful, interesting plants (many with dazzlingly flowers). It's one of Tacoma's best rainy day spots for a photographer like me, but on the day Elaine and I visited in May 2018 the weather was spectacular, so we were able to wander around the adjacent Wright Park. It is home to a number of interesting statues, including a bust of the playwright Henrik Ibsen.
Leach Botanical Garden
After our trip to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in April 2017 Amanda Ulrich and I visited the Leach Botanical Garden on the outer edge of southeast Portland. We didn't have much time as we got there just a few minutes before closing. It is such a lovely spot though that I still had a blast. There are so many interesting plants there, and the whole estate (of about 17 acres) is serene and gorgeous...
W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, June 2017
In Wright Park in Tacoma, Washington, sits a fabulous little glass building called the WW Seymour Botanical Conservatory. They pack the space to the gills with exotic plants of all shapes and sizes. These images are from a visit in June 2017...
Tacoma Art Museum (TAM)
W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Tacoma: Nov 2015
In November 2015, I worked with Travel Tacoma to promote tourism to the area, and this is my first blog post about that trip. Where to start? Well, as no visit to that area of Washington is complete without a quick stop at least at the W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory in Wright Park, let's start there.