.. a photo-book of floral memories
.. the Garden Of Surprises
.. inherited with this home
.. with the help of friends, most have IDs
.. Azalea / pink /red
.. Buddleja davidii/Butterfly shrub
.. Candy Tuft
.. Carolina Primrose [Sundrops]
.. Clematis ( Kardynal Wyszynski )
.. Common Pyxie-moss
.. Coral Bells (Alumroot)
.. Creeping Phlox
.. Daisy - Marguerites
.. Daylily/orange (Tawney Day Lily)
Tawney Day Lily . . .
" Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain." Henry David Thoreau There is joy in Nature - in the colors, forms,lines, curves and textures .. - from one who loves to dig in the dirt, but camera is near ... .. EXPLORE ..
Tis the season for pollen and bees of all sizes. This one is as big as he seems - and loud! Getting as much pollen from the Carolina Evening Primrose .. fun to watch. ** 3 PiP ** -- EXPLORE --
.. on warm day
Left - Tawney Day Lily Right - NC Native petunias Bottom R - one of the many volunteers [Viola family] PiP in each photo .. EXPLORE ..
Mother Nature ..
- gave us a day full of rain and dull skies yesterday - but, today - just look at the beauty - rain [ liquid sunshine ] - a necessary thing - for a beautiful day like this 1 PiP ** EXPLORE **
Collage of Colors ..
Colors to add a bright spot to your Space in this World - 1- Tall bearded Iris [ she has been named Party Gal ] 2- Native North Carolina Petunia 3- Siberian Iris [ much shorter than the others ] 4- Tall bearded Iris NOID [ no id ] 5- A surprise ! Not seen before .. 6-Orange Poppy 7-Tall Bearded Iris / Peach Sherbet or Peach Fluff [ NOID ] May 10 - 11, 2020 In the Garden of Surprises 2020 EXPLORE
Rain + Sun = April
Each photo has a PiP in upper Left corner - Formosa azalea - 4 different Iris - From Peach to Purple/Burgundy - PiP in photo 3 has a fly-by something - Shows up against the white column - From North Carolina to you .. EXPLORE ..
Bloomin' April !
All month, starting with the yellow Gold Iris .. through to the middle section .. Mauve Gyyzees .. the only one I know the 'proper name for is bottom right- ' Dauntless ' .. My neighbor emails me daily .. "oh, it is so pretty from here! " And, there should be more to come... PiP in Left corner of each photo .. **EXPLORE**
Concert in a Dogwood ..
Thank you, Mr. Cardinal .. It took me awhile to locate him among the leaves .. But, he was in fine form .. ** 3 PiP ** ** EXPLORE **