Yes, it is tragic. That I didn't come to this place sooner!
It is sad enough to be leaving this fantastic city next week, made even worse when I realized what a gem this botanical garden is. Seventy nine acres of pure delight for the eyes, I'm tellin' ya. Two days a week it is free to county residents and I walked around all morning thinking "What is wrong with me?!? I should have been here every week!"
The other tragedy was that my camera was flashing the battery warning the whole time. But I was still able to catch a few pictures that I adore now: