Category Archives: Photography

2014 Calendar

January-Crocus ‘Pickwick’ and Yucca filamentosa ‘Colorguard’ February-Narcissus pseudonarcissus and Stipa tenuissima March-Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’ with creeping thymes and tulip foliage April-Peonia suffruticosa ‘Kamata Fuji’ May-Nigella damascena with Sedum acre and Festuca glauca June-Athyrium niponicum, violas, Lobularia maritima ‘Snow Princess’ and … Continue reading

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That Magic Moment

It is easy to see on a day like this how early humans would believe in the sun as a deity. Imagine a fear that the darkness of night, even when the stars and moon are visible to provide illumination, … Continue reading

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Wishin’ and Hopin’…

After the hard physical labor of gardening in summer that begins just as there is enough daylight to tell a weed from a desirable and a stem can be cut without danger of slicing my finger is done, the tired … Continue reading

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Miracles, Mystery and Wonder

It is a time of mystery and wonder in the Fairegarden. Flowers are blooming, twigs and branches are leafing and the animals that call the garden home are out and about. This squirrel jumped from the nearby silver maple to … Continue reading

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Spring Light

Although it is still dark, the birdsong has begun. Soon it will be light. Excitement builds as the black outside the window gives way to shades of grey. The street light in front blazes brightly for a while, then is … Continue reading

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Bee and Hellebore

It was the first day of the year that these two, the bee and the hellebore were seen together. It is a cause for celebration… …And the grabbing of the camera. Above: Same photo as the previous one, uncropped. The … Continue reading

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After The Rain

I love to go out with the camera after a long, soaking rain has finally stopped. The plants are so happy that their roots have been refreshed and the dirt has been washed from the leaves. Some things might be … Continue reading

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