Springtime Blossoms at Meijer Gardens

Flowering Almond in Japanese Garden at Meijer GardenSpringtime is in full bloom at Meijer Gardens, Magnolia Blossom at Meijer Gardenand it’s all I can do to keep from running over there every sunny afternoonBlue Hydrengea Meijer Garden 4.23.16 to see what’s new.Japanese Garden Early Spring at Meijer GardenThis is the first year for spring blossoms in the new Japanese Garden,Water and azaleas at Meijer Gardenand they are a delight, Cherry Blossoms Meijer Garden 4.23.16although the trees are young, Cherry Blossoms in Japanese Garden at Meijer Gardenso they’re like frilly little girls Prayers on Trees during Seoul's Cherry Blossom Festivalcompared to the glory of cherry blossom festivals in Asia. Meijer Garden 4.23.16Still, I think the 158-acre Meijer GardensMejier Garden Foyer Flowers is by far the most colorful and artistic botanical park available in Michigan,Azalea. Purple at Meijer Gardenand I never tire of breathing in all the beauty. Spring Flower Arrangement Meijer Garden 4.23.16We’ve been members since the park opened in 1995, Daffodils and children at Meijer Gardenand by 2005, Wiki rumor has it that The Wall Street Journal wrote, Yellow fringed orchid Meijer Garden 4.23.16“There’s nothing quite like Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Long Island Buddha Sculpture in Japanese Garden at Meijer Gardenthis side of the Kroller-Muller Museum and Sculpture Park in The Netherlands.”DaVinci's Horse Meijer Garden 4.23.16 That seems a bit grandiose, although it may be true. Orange Tulips Meijer Garden 4.23.16Also, since I haven’t been everywhere in the world, Orchids. Purple and white at Meijer GardenI can neither verify nor discredit the claim Bridge in Japanese Garden at Meijer Gardenthat in 2009 it was listed as one of the top “30 must-see museums in the world.” Spring Flower arrangements at Mejier GardenOn the other hand, Muted Spangle Butterfly Meijer GardenI don’t doubt that it’s one of Michigan’s top tourist attractions, Magnolias blooming in Japanese Garden at Meijer Gardenor that it hosts more than 650,000 visitors every year. Tulips in the Children's Garden Meijer Garden 4.23.16And, every time I visit Woodland Path decked with spring flowers at Meijer Gardenmy mind is always filled up with new visions of beauty to treasure. Golden Daffodils Meijer Garden 4.23.16The pleasure I find in Meijer GardensHyacinths Pink and Bluereminds me the joy I experience in meditating on the Bible,Tulipa dasystemon Meijer Garden 4.23.16and I just keep running back to see what’s new
(or, at least how the Bible speaks to me in a new way).Orchids dangling at Meijer GardenHowever, I also know that the grandiose claims I make Haiku in Japanese Garden at Meijer Garden 4.23.16about the Bible being God’s Word and 100% true may seem suspect. Yellow Orchid Meijer Garden 4.23.16If you doubt that the Bible contains the words of life,Grecian Windflower at Meijer Garden I encourage you to delve into it for yourself. Swan nesting at Mejier GardenMay you experience the rebirth of your spirit Pink Hydrengea Meijer Garden 4.23.16and find springtime blossoming in your soul.Magnolia Meijer Garden 4.23.16Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life” (John 6:67-68).

3 responses to “Springtime Blossoms at Meijer Gardens

  1. Beautiful inside and out! The Word and the beauty of God’s creation!!

  2. Charylene Powers

    I love the picture of the dark blue butterfly on the white orchid – it is stunning.

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