Tag Archives: gardening

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #147: Gardens ~

Amy invites us to walk through gardens this week. Though I have enjoyed other public gardens, the one I love most is the one I have created over the thirty plus years I’ve lived at my home in Vancouver, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: Colorful April ~

Seems when I’m home in Vancouver, my photos are all about what is growing in my gardens and around the neighborhood, and when I’m at home in Long Beach, my snaps are of birds and beach critters! Amy has invited … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~ Future Fruits ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~ Early Spring in My Garden ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s Flower(s) of the Day ~ Three Tiny Beach Gardens ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate onward. Please mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #135: A Glimpse into My World ~

A Tale of Four Seasons in Two Places Spring: In my world, spring is the first season of the year. It is a time of renewal, light returning, life lifting and shifting, new birth and hope. In Long Beach, spring … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #106: Autumn ~

  Summer blossoms fade, as fruit and seedĀ ripen into autumn’s brilliance, while fields and gardens bulge with nature’s bounty. As our sun sets ever-farther southwest,Ā days shift cooler –Ā nights longer.   Rich cinnamon scentsĀ from fallen fruitĀ and withering berries swirl with woodsmoke … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #105: Spring ~

  When threat of frost is almost past, as hydrangea leaves sprout and daffodil blossoms swell within their green sheaths, a new year begins. With fresh life emerging, I creep out of winter’s cave to embrace being once again. wind-stirred … Continue reading

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~ Profuse Tomato Harvest ~

What is the cause of all this bounty? It could be the soil enhancers I added to the garden this past spring, or it might be the particular variety of tomato plants I purchased at our local Master Gardeners sale … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + FOTD ~

     

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