Kindly ignore my spotty mirror.
Here he is all boxed up and ready to go:
We spent the day at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. It was a beautiful weather; warm in the sun and just a little cool in the shade. Of course hundreds of people had the same idea as us so many of the gardens were very crowded. Now I can't wait to go back when more plants are in bloom later this summer.
in the Japanese Garden, which is my favorite.
a rogue tulip.