Anne Elliott's photos with the macro

Trillium, Day 2, Rondeau PP, Ontario

Trillium, Day 2, Rondeau PP, Ontario
This morning, I have added three photos from our trip to Pt. Pelee, Ontario, and Tadoussac, Quebec. I am trying to add any images in roughly the order in which they were taken. These three photos are not in order, but they were all taken at Rondeau Prov…
Added on October 11, 2018

Much-needed colour!

Much-needed colour!
Just adding one photo this morning, after posting 13 extra photos last night! I wasn't going to post any, but after looking at the endless, colourless "winter" images I've been uploading, colour was something that was definitely needed. Yesterday and ov…
Added on October 10, 2018

After our first major snowstorm

After our first major snowstorm
HAPPY snowy CANADIAN THANKSGIVING!

After a couple of fairly sunny days, we are back to another snowfall this morning, 8 October 2018. Our first major snowstorm blew in at the beginning of October and now here comes the second one. I wonder if we will e…
Added on October  8, 2018

Happy Thanksgivng, everyone!

Happy Thanksgivng, everyone!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Two days ago, on 5 October 2018, I made the most of a few hours of mixed sunshine and cloud, and made a visit to the Zoo yesterday. I find that a bright, sunny day gives more light inside the Conservatory. Not that it really mattere…
Added on October  7, 2018

Artichoke in bloom

Artichoke in bloom
Today, 1 October 2018, we are under a Special Weather Statement. A heavy snowfall is likely for parts of western Alberta this week. This morning, it is -2C (windchill -6C) with freezing drizzle in the morning with a few flurries this afternoon. I think th…
Added on October  1, 2018

Sea Holly

Sea Holly
I am SO stressed out! Just spent the last three hours, while a technician went through my whole computer remotely, deleting every virus that has accumulated. I was told that I phoned them just in time, as I was not far away from losing everything on my…
Added on September 19, 2018

Clouded Sulphur on Lettuce sp.?

Clouded Sulphur on Lettuce sp.?
On 6 September 2018, it turned out to be a much longer day than I had planned! In the very early hours of the morning, I happened to check the weather forecast just out of interest, and saw that rain is expected on about six of the coming days (if it act…
Added on September 17, 2018

Butterfly on Joe Pye Weed

Butterfly on Joe Pye Weed
Not sure if this is a Western White or a Checkered White, or something else.

"As the story goes, there once was an Indian medicine man named Joe Pye who used concoctions from a wild plant found growing in the nearby woods to cure typhoid fever. His brew…
Added on September 16, 2018

Globe Thistle / Echinops ritro

Globe Thistle / Echinops ritro
The five photos posted this morning were all taken yesterday, 11 September 2018. Our botany season has come to an end and so our main Naturalist had a group of us visit his amazing garden and a walk to look at wild and garden plants in his neighbourhood.…
Added on September 12, 2018

Living on the edge

Living on the edge
What??? Just checked our weather forecast and I found little snowflake icons for this coming Thursday, 13 September!! I am SO not ready for this. We did get snow in the mountains back in August.

Yesterday, 8 September 2018, there was a second Fungi Fo…
Added on September  9, 2018