Fall Foliage at Manito Park

Many years have passed here in Spokane, Washington when the weather turns from hot to freezing cold and we are deprived of the wonderful in-between seasons.  I am beyond happy to report that this year we have gotten all four seasons, and fall hasn’t been forgotten by mother nature. Papa and I decided to go to Manito Park to soak up all the splendid colors.

 

JAPANESE GARDEN

IMG_2727
Nishinomiya Japanese Garden at Manito Park

The temperature has gradually cooled down giving  the leaves a chance to change colors before falling.

IMG_2728

There are many other gardens at Manito Park and it’s all FREE!

IMG_2745
Papa officially soaking up the splendor

 

IMG_2774
The cutest tree I’ve ever seen!

 

When I asked Papa how much he loved me, he said with his arms wide open...THIS MUCH
When I asked Papa, “how much do you love me?”he said with his arms wide open…”THIS MUCH!”
IMG_2759
There are huge Koi fish in the pond
IMG_2770
Now this is an awesome autumn
IMG_2765
Park bench to ponder life? Or just a place to take a load off.
IMG_2768
Well, Papa thought it was funny!
IMG_2778
After doing a lap around the garden we worked up an appetite and decide to get Panda Express for lunch

DUNCAN GARDEN

Soon all the flowers will be gone, but there are still a few blooming
We stopped at the Duncan Garden on our way out. Soon all the flowers will be gone, but there are still a few blooming
IMG_2796
Many people run laps on this trail that goes around the garden
Hey, there's Papa
Hey, there’s Papa, walking through the perennials

 ROSE GARDEN

 

IMG_2819
They have a map of all the different roses in the rose garden
During the summer there are roses as far as the eye can see
During the summer there are roses as far as the eye can see
IMG_2811
I found a few roses still going strong

IMG_2807

IMG_2821
miniature rose

 

IMG_2804
All squirrels in the world I’ve named Henford, so when you see your next squirrel say hey Henford, what’s up! He’ll give you this look saying, “How do you know my name?”

 

IMG_2801
I’ve named this flower…Pretty.
IMG_2812
What a cool color this guy is! Oh, I just love flowers.
IMG_2817
I can’t get over the viberant color of this burning bush.  Happy happy overload of fall colors. Yahoo!
IMG_2823
Heading down the steps to go get food with Pops
close up picture of the folliage on the rock
Close up picture of the foliage on the rock
IMG_2814
My patient Papa waiting for me while I take pictures! What a great day we had just soaking up the scenery!

 

Love is the best!
Now lets go get Panda!

 

Published by RESCUED RELICS

Find treasures thought my journeys to re-home on eBay

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: