I have three Clematis in my garden: a rambling C. x durandii, which has just started to bloom, the C. viticella ‘Etoile Violette,’ which usually starts blooming around July 1st, and this C. texensis ‘Gravetye Beauty.’ In my experience, this last one doesn’t start to bloom until around the second week of July, but for […]
This is my first go at joining the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – a weekly theme that seemed to spring up quite organically when the WordPress weekly photo challenge ended more than a year ago. Many thanks to the four fabulous photographers who took on this task; I’ve seen many really great shots from around the […]
Using depth of field to highlight one part of a photo.
Rain has encouraged a growth spurt for some things while volunteer sunflowers and cantaloupe grow tall and strong.
In The Propagator’s guide to this gardening blog theme, it’s suggested to post a quick six, photos of or about the garden, even photos taken on a mobile phone. That’s what I’m doing today, for the first time. Posting from my mobile as well. We’ll see how it goes! [Follow-up: I’m looking at these photos […]
This holiday long weekend is much sunnier – so far – than the weather channels had predicted, with seasonal temperatures for a change. I think it might just be a blip though because it’s been cooler than normal so far this spring and there’s snow predicted for later next week. Heavy sigh. Plants know […]