Exploring the Biggest Greenhouse I’ve Ever Seen

A couple of weeks ago my parents took me on an adventure. My father needed some plants to replace a couple that didn’t make it through the winter, so I tagged along on their trip to a new-to-me wholesale-retail greenhouse not far from their home.

My parents took me on an adventure to explore the biggest greenhouse I'd ever seen! | A Chat Over Coffee

My parents took me on an adventure to explore the biggest greenhouse I’d ever seen! | A Chat Over Coffee

I’ll admit it was the largest greenhouse, commercial or otherwise, that I’ve ever visited. Building after building held all manner of beautiful plants and flowers. I’d never seen so many trees under roof. And what fun to admire the lovely flowers and make a “wish list” for my yard! (The automatic watering system was fascinating, but the trick was to watch from a vantage point where one could stay dry.)

So today I’m simply going to share some images my father and I captured in one building at the greenhouse complex so you can take a journey of the imagination and share my adventure with me. That’s right…this was just one building…there were more.

The automatic watering system was coming at me but I had to try to capture the sheer size of this greenhouse, one of many greenhouse buildings at this complex. | A Chat Over Coffee

The automatic watering system was coming at me but I had to try to capture the sheer size of this greenhouse, one of many greenhouse buildings at this complex. | A Chat Over Coffee

 

The plants and flowers in this greenhouse always get the perfect amount of water. | A Chat Over Coffee

The plants and flowers in this greenhouse always get the perfect amount of water. | A Chat Over Coffee

 

I love Dianthus, so this "Early Bird Sherbet" variety caught my eye. | A Chat Over Coffee

I love Dianthus, so this “Early Bird Sherbet” variety caught my eye. | A Chat Over Coffee

 

The small forest in the background is under roof! | A Chat Over Coffee

The small forest in the background is under roof! | A Chat Over Coffee

 

I love purple and yellow pansies! | A Chat Over Coffee

I love purple and yellow pansies! | A Chat Over Coffee

 

This picture doesn't do the pansies justice. The petals looked like velvet. | A Chat Over Coffee

This picture doesn’t do the pansies justice. The petals looked like velvet. | A Chat Over Coffee

 

Have you taken any adventures lately?

Update: This post was shared at Happiness is Homemade #118.

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