Posts tagged with ‘Flowers’

  • 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...

  • Wordsworth daffodil poem

    I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (Poem by William Wordsworth)

    By on April 22, 2017

    I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a...

  • Crocus at Last!

    Crocus at Last!

    By on April 5, 2017

    Now, almost all the snow is gone, and these beauties are adorning our lawn, more vigorous than ever. What...

  • February Flowers Around Our House

    February Flowers Around Our House

    By on February 17, 2017

    It makes me so happy coming downstairs in the morning to such gracious beauty. I am very grateful...

  • Mid Maine Botanical Gardens

    Mid Maine Botanical Gardens

    By on September 25, 2016

    Highly recommended for its beauty, and a great place to play with a child!

  • Summer Flowers 2016

    By on August 22, 2016

    Summer is festooned with beauty and color!