Tag Archives: landscape gardening

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #146: Focusing on the Details ~

Flowers are blooming, shrubs are alive with fragrance and color, and spring is in full swing. Last Wednesday, I posted landscape shots of the front yard, and today I offer details of some of those lovely bloomers. Rhododendron thrive in … 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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: “Life’s a Holiday on Primrose Lane” ~

Primroses bring delightful color and light to my rock garden in late winter on through the summer. Heading them and fertilizing, keeps their cheery faces blooming. Inexpensive and sold as annuals at local grocery and hardware stores, I add to … Continue reading

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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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~ Cee’s Flower of the Day ~ “Spring is bustin’ out!”

Ceeā€™sĀ Flower of the Day. Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s Flower Of The Day ~ End of Season Beauties ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 119: My Hideaway ~

Leya has invited us to show our favorite hideaway this week. As it happens, I have two special places to relax, write, read and think. When we’re home in Vancouver during the summertime, my hideaway is under a bower near … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Fledgling Song Sparrow Bath ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108 ~ Sanctuary ~

Over the course of 35 years nurturing the flora of my back yard, it has become a bird sanctuary. Tall trees, medium shrubs and ground cover provide safe haven for Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Bushtits, Oregon Junco, Spotted Towhee, Bewick … 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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