• Meet "Brenda" (Explore)

    (Explore July 9, 2013) The striking white Dahlia V. Ryecroft Brenda T, shot in the Dahlia Garden of Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park on Long Island in New York. The Garden is operated for the park by the Long Island Dahlia Society (LIDS), and displays…

  • Globe Mallow and Calico Hills, Las Vegas (Explored)

    (Explored June 26, 2013) Showy Desert Globemallow, Sphaeralcea ambigua, at the Calico Hills Overlook along the 13-mile long Loop Drive in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Las Vegas, Nevada. The area is administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land…

  • Yellow Beauties by My Talented Wife

    Late Spring beauty shot at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden by my lovely and talented wife. I believe this is a Coreopsis, but I'm not certain. Can anyone assist with the ID? It could also be a Gazania. Thank You! You can visit this great garden at www.…


  • Verrazano Sunrise (Explored June 21, 2013)

    (Explored June 21, 2013) A beautiful sunrise behind the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in New York City, as shot from Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Located along the Hudson River Estuary, this great span connects the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island.…

  • Meet "Luciana" by My Lovely Wife (Explored)

    (Explored June 18, 2013) The Hardy Water-Lily "Luciana," shot by my talented wife at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. You can learn more about this special place at www.bbg.org.

  • Tree Peonies by My Lovely Wife

    Beautiful Tree (Moutan) Peonies, Paeonia suffruticosa, "Twin Beauty," shot by my beautiful wife at the Staten Island Botanical Garden in New York City. The Garden is located in the Snug Harbor Cultural Center. Visit this great place of history and natur…


  • "18 Candles" by My Lovely Wife (Explored)

    (Explored June 15, 2013) While I was processing this fine shot by my very talented wife, I realized how much the stigmas atop the capellary receptacle looked like candles on a yellow frosted birthday cake. (I've decided to rein in my imagination and try…

  • Peeking Out (Explore June 10, 2013)

    A macro shot of the center of a Surfinia Petunia, seen in a garden shop in Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, Pennsylvania.

  • White Tree Peony by My Lovely Wife (Explored)

    A showy white Japanese Tree Peony, shot by my lovely Mrs. at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. Explore Front Page #15 June 10, 2013 Visit this great garden at www.bbg.org.


  • Camellia Bonsai (Explored June 8, 2013)

    A beautiful Camellia japonica flower, shot in the Bonsai Room of the Conservatory at Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. You can see this great garden institution at www.bbg.org.

  • "Sun Drop" by My Lovely Wife

    The lovely Gazania Sun Drop, shot by my beautiful wife at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. You can learn more about this beautiful place at www.longwoodgardens.org.

  • Iris Heart

    Closeup of a beautiful Iris center, shot in the Fragrance Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. You can visit this great institution at www.bbg.org.


  • Meet "Mister Fokker" Explore May 31, 2013

    A beautiful blue Anemone, Anemone coronaria Var. "Mister Fokker," seen in a planter outside of the Conservatory at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. You can visit this great public garden at www.bbg.org.

  • Facing the Sun

    Rear view of a beautiful Sunflower at the Queens Botanical Garden in New York City. You can learn more about this lovely garden space at www.queensbotanical.org.

  • "Yellow Elegance" by My Lovely Wife (Explored)

    (Explored July 25, 2013) Two lovely Prickly Pear Cactus blossoms, genus Opuntia, shot by my talented wife at Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. You can visit this great public garden at www.bbg.org.


  • "Hello Sunshine" by the Lovely Mrs. (Explored)

    (Explore June 27, 2013) The beautiful yellow Shrub Rose Carefree Sunshine, shot by my lovely and talented wife in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Cranford Rose Garden in New York City. This variety was first introduced in 2001. You can visit this great pu…

  • Clematis Beauty by My Beauty (Explored)

    (Explore July 21, 2013) The beautiful purple Clematis integrifolia 'Rooguchi,' shot by my lovely wife amidst roses on a trellis in the Cranford Rose Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. "Rooguchi" is a Clematis cross developed in Japan…

  • Pink Beauty by My Lovely Wife (Explored)

    (Explored July 29, 2013) A beautiful pink Zinnia elegans, shot by my talented wife at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City. You can visit this fine institution at www.bbg.org.


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