Brooklyn Botanical Garden: Japanese Cherry trees and Bonsai

I was in Brooklyn New York in May 2013 and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden was 10 minutes away by car from where I stayed. I visited one weekend and entered a kingdom of rare beauty. Over 150 Japanese cherry trees were in blossom. There had been a violent rainstorm the day before and as a result there was a carpet of pink petals turning the path and surrounding green into a panorama of breathtaking beauty.

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