Category Archive: garden

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

Winter Rose of Sharon

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

Yellow Black Eyed Susan

169/365 Perfectly Perfect Peony

161/365 Light Pink Weigela

151/365 Cape Cod Gardens Will Soon Be Blooming

149/365 Catmint

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

116/365 In Full Bloom

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

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

74/365 A Scenic Spot

A perfect spot in the south of France for lunch in the afternoon, a sip of wine or a spot of tea.  

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.

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

Just Playing

I’ve just been playing with the different manual settings of my camera and of course at this time of year the perfect setting is the garden. I have so many little areas I… 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

Heritage Museum & Gardens, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

There is a beautiful and magical place on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. It is called Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich. It is acres of magnificent nature trails just waiting to be explored… Continue reading

They May Be Dead But They’re Beautiful

In the wintertime I am not always motivated to go out in the cold and photograph landscapes. I try to find the extraordinary in the beauty of the ordinary. Today I perused the… Continue reading

Dazzling Dahlia

Dying to see these dazzling flowers but alas we are about to buried by 12 to 18 inches more snow tonight! Can you believe it? I don’t know if spring will ever truly… Continue reading

Just Feeling Nostalgic

Print available for purchase on ETSY here… After I post landscape, coastal, city shots for a while I always get drawn back to my garden photos. Especially now that the leaves are off… Continue reading

Like a Monet – Jenny Grist Mill Plymouth

One morning last week before starting my day I thought I would venture to some new unchartered territories. My friend Barb had taken several photos at this location and I had completed forgot… Continue reading

Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan’s pop up in gardens all over Cape Cod in late July into August. To me they just resonate happiness. And yet at the same time they are one of the… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = FRAGILE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE OCEAN,… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = BEAUTIFICATION

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Vibrant or Muted. Which Are You?

There are two types of people. Those that love bright vibrant color and those that love soft muted color. I am of the first group. While I can appreciate a beautiful pastel, faded… Continue reading

Just Can’t Get Enough of These Flowers

A Perfect Peony

Macro Abstract Flower Photography – Purple Clematis

Prints available for purchase on ETSY

A Muted Pink Geranium

A Rainbow of Color – Yellow Asiatic Lily

I’ve seen it in Pink but never in Purple! Columbine

Who Knew Garlic Chive could be so Pretty?

Rose of Sharon Seed Pod

 

Flowering Quince

First Sign of Spring a Lilac Bud