Tag Archives: landscape gardening

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104: Summer ~

  Hydrangea blossoms      shades of blue velvet richness mood indigo ~ From rich vibrant tones to soft pastel hues, Hydrangea are one of my favorite summer show-stoppers! Birds, are everywhere in my summer gardens. They keep the grounds … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #101: One Single Flower ~

Our host this week, Cee Nuner, is a master photographer with flowers one of her specialties. As a lover of gardens and flowers this challenge took me into my archives as there are few blossoms in my soggy gardens right … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #97: Pastimes ~

When I retired, eight years ago, my colleagues would ask me, “What are you going to do with your time?” My standard answer was that I planned to focus my energy on the creative passions I’d tucked in around the … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~Late Winter Blooms ~

 

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~ Wordless Wednesday + Cee’s FOTD ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Poecile rufescens  

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #54: Detail ~

Much as in St. Malo, France, Hortensia ~ Hydrangea mycrophylla, thrives in Vancouver, USA. Over the years, I’ve planted many into my gardens. They adapt well and soon reward me with beautiful blossoms from summer to fall. Native to southern … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #52: Serenity ~

Serenity is subtle The sensation enters my eyes, ears and nose, spreads throughout my mind and body – fills me with peace and asks nothing of me. Sometimes it comes to me in soft pastels with gently lapping water, or … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Jello ~

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