Posts tagged with ‘Flowers’

  • Photographs from the New York Botanical Garden Greenhouse

    Photographs from the New York Botanical Garden Greenhouse

    By on April 3, 2018

    I look for shapes, compositions, textures, contrasts, and abstract designs in these leaves and blooms, flowers, stalks and water....

  • New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show (Photos)

    By on March 24, 2018

    You can tell by the multitude of photos that we had an awesome time! The orchids were amazing– so...

  • Photos of our Re-blooming Orchid

    Photos of our Re-blooming Orchid

    By on January 29, 2018

    My husband, with help of the divine, makes these amazing flowers re-bloom from dead looking sticks, and I take...

  • Photos of September Flowers

    Photos of September Flowers

    By on September 27, 2017

    I live in a beautiful place surrounded by flowers. Here are just a sampling of the beautiful blooms I...

  • Amaranth Photos at Hollandia

    Amaranth Photos at Hollandia

    By on September 16, 2017

    In this post are the photos I snapped that day, gobsmacked by this flower's intensely deep crimson and fascinating...

  • Amaranth in the Gardens at Hollandia (pastel) by Polly Castor

    New Pastel Painting: Amaranth in the Gardens at Hollandia

    By on August 17, 2017

    The gardens here locally at Hollandia nursery are amazing. I have always wanted to paint them. Here I was...

  • Hydrangea Photos

    Hydrangea Photos

    By on July 22, 2017

    I love the hydrangeas in Connecticut in July. Here is a small sampling of the ones I see often...

  • early summer rose photos

    Early Summer Rose Photos

    By on July 10, 2017

    I hope you enjoy these photos of roses I've taken recently– they are so demure and fragrant and temporal.

  • Peony Photos (with a poem by Mary Oliver)

    Peony Photos (with a poem by Mary Oliver)

    By on June 12, 2017

    The peonies this year have been exceptional as you can see by the volume of photos in this post....

  • Rhododendron Photos

    Rhododendron Photos

    By on June 8, 2017

    These rhododendrons are fireworks of beauty. I love them! I am so grateful to live in such a beautiful...

  • Chaparral Cactus and succulents

    Chaparral Cactus and Succulents

    By on May 24, 2017

    If you are anywhere near Amarillo, this specialized nursery is worth a visit! I loved the cactus flowers, especially,...

  • Tulip Photos

    Tulip Photos

    By on May 10, 2017

    I rejoice every spring to see the tulips. They are one of my favorite flowers, so honestly vibrant and...