Category Archive: flower

Floral in Black and White

Sometimes the ordinary becomes incredible when in black and white.

Enthralling Spring

  What is it about spring that so many of us find enthralling? Is it the promise of things yet to come? The warmth of summer and sun filled days. Or is it… Continue reading

Gerber Daisies Add A Little Sunshine

There comes a point each winter when enough is enough and I am ready for spring. I have reached that point. Although there is snow on the ground and another impending storm on… Continue reading

The Lensbaby Spark

I recently bought a new lens that I have been playing with. A Lensbaby Spark for Canon. It was not an expensive investment but a good way for me to break into this… Continue reading

Winter Rose of Sharon

Although the snow blankets everything you still see the beauty in the winter landscape.

Yellow Black Eyed Susan

Bees to Honey

Vibrant Red Hibiscus

173/365 One of My Mother’s Favorites, Purple Clematis

169/365 Perfectly Perfect Peony

166/365 Ornamental Grass

161/365 Light Pink Weigela

149/365 Catmint

One of my favorite flowers and it thrives on Cape Cod.

148/365 Garlic Chive

Print available here…

116/365 In Full Bloom

114/365 Emergence

96/365 A Lacecap Flower, B&W Photography

89/365 Soon the Flowers Will Be Blooming

Happy Easter!

84/365 Lavender Time

Streams of colour 
In constant motion 
showing shades of beauty hidden Powered by the wind 
As it caresses the river of scent 
Gently, softly, lovingly 
And moves through the rows 
Never stopping, always… Continue reading

81/365 Success

Success! One week ago yesterday I cut some bare Forsythia branches, brought them in the house and put them in water. In six days the branches started to bloom and within seven they… Continue reading

75/365 Forcing Forsythia

One thing my mother always did in the spring was to cut some Forsythia branches, bring them in the house and force them to bloom. It always added a touch of freshness and… Continue reading

61/365 Windowboxes

Here is a clever combination of plants and flowers for a window box. I love original ideas!

56/365 Tulips

Tulips one of the first signs that spring is coming. And I am counting the days.

51/365 Dreaming of Spring

With mild temperatures like we had today and are expected to have tomorrow it makes me anxious for spring to arrive. Then I can work on my gardens.  

33/365 A Taste of Spring

With all these warm temperatures I am feeling like spring is right around the corner!

A Flower A Day ~ Lavender – Day Four

Lavender Flower Believe it or not it has been so mild here in New England some of Lavender is still blooming. So so strange.

A Flower a Day ~ Purple Clematis ~ Day Three

Purple Clematis An early sign of spring a Clematis in vibrant purple.

A Flower a Day ~ Weeping Cherry ~ Day Two

Weeping Cherry Who knew that a Weeping Cherry depending upon the time of year could give two different looks of the same flower. Weeping Cherry

A Flower a Day ~ Peony ~ Day One

White Peony Flower When I see my Peony flowers start to bloom in spring I get so excited. I don’t think there is a more beautiful flower. Unfortunately they just don’t last long enough.

Autographs of Angels

They are autographs of angels, penned In Nature’s green-leaved book, in blended tints, Borrowed from rainbows and the sunset skies, And written everywhere–on plain and hill, In lonely dells, ‘mid crowded haunts of… Continue reading

Black and White Flower Photography

There is beauty in the simplicity of a white flower against a black background. They have an ethereal and luminescent quality. Flowers… a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all… Continue reading

Glowy and Ethereal Lavender

  Print available here… The softness of glowing and ethereal macro view of Lavender.    

Muted Black and White Daisy Flower

Print available here… I like photographing flowers and playing with different editing techniques. I love the effect of black and white on this daisy.

In the Early Morning Light

Print available for purchase here… As I stood at my kitchen window the other morning I watched as the sun was slowly rising. It cast a gorgeous glow through the flowers as it… Continue reading

Queen Anne’s Lace

This year a beautiful wildflower suddenly appeared in my garden. When I first saw it emerging from the ground my initial reaction was to pull it thinking it was an unwanted weed. Upon… Continue reading

A Pretty Peony

Of all flowers the Peony is my most favorite. I find it so sad that their season is short. If I could fill my garden with these flowers I would. I just think… Continue reading

The Garden Is Starting to Pop

Flowers are finally starting to pop in my garden. It really seems late this year. But now I am getting color and I love to see it. My iris, catmint, garlic clove and… Continue reading

Garden Adornments

I love little statues and things that you adorn your garden with. I got this quirk you might call it from my mother. Over the years I would see the unique things she… Continue reading

Unique Again This Year

  Okay so I might be driving you crazy with all these flowers photos. But I am a gardener at heart. I love every flower as it pops open. I am so taken… Continue reading

Although Small and Pretty They Are Invasive!

The first flower that blooms in my yard are these violets. They pop up just about everywhere. A word of warning which I myself should have heeded, these flowers are very invasive. If… Continue reading

In The End It Is Always Worth It

There are times in late winter and early spring when I think about the amount of preparation it is going to take to get at all my gardens up and running. Quite often… Continue reading

Truly Awe Inspiring

I just love this time of year. As each flower newly blooms I feel like a kid on Christmas morning. I look at them with complete awe. You would think I had never… Continue reading

Clematis Ready to Open

I think my Mother’s favorite flower may have been Clematis. She planted so many various vines around our yard. They all bloom at different times and cover the color spectrum. But the one… Continue reading

The Lilac’s on the Verge of Blooming

I think just one more sunny day and the Lilac’s may fully bloom. It’s still been cool here on Cape Cod and things are very slow to open up. I feel as though… Continue reading

With Hopes of Summer to Follow

Although all the flowers are not yet in bloom the little glimpses of what is to come is beautiful. My Weeping Cherry tree was in full bloom this past week. It seems to… Continue reading

Emergence

Be Still 52 – Week 8

Today I processed my still life selection with a variety of presets. Some are brighter, while others are subdued. Some have lots of contrast while others are soft. All were photographed in front… Continue reading

Spring is just around the corner – I hope!

Currently we have approximately two feet of snow on the ground with another blizzard due to hit us this coming Saturday night. They expect this next storm will dump another 12+ inches on… Continue reading

A Field of Wildflowers

Where I vacationed in Maine there was a big open field beside the house and it was full of wildflowers. I thought they were absolutely beautiful and an early sign of fall. However… Continue reading