Category Archives: Garden

Today’s Inspiration – Black Elephant Ear

When I was younger, it was drawing or painting. But for the last 18 years, it’s been photography that’s been my primary visual creative outlet. I’ll be inspired by something, and it keeps nibbling at my thoughts until I take … Continue reading

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Another Year!

I turned 38 last week. Thirty-eight! What a wonderful age! Not perfect, but okay with it. And that is wonderful. I was pulling the boys around the yard in the wagon and noticed some berries (from shrubs I chose years … Continue reading

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Belinda’s Dream Blooms

Since our yard is so shady for most of the year, my lone Belinda’s Dream rose bush doesn’t get enough sun to be a prolific bloomer. But after a winter without leaves hiding the light, she gives one beautiful show … Continue reading

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Japanese Maple

I showed a simple cutting from my Japanese Maple yesterday, but I wanted to take a minute to show you the whole tree. This is what it looks like with the morning sun (10:00ish) shining down through the brilliant red … Continue reading

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Azaleas and Painted Fern

I have a single white azalea bush that blooms the purest white. It also blooms more profusely and has prettier foliage than my pink azaleas. At some point, I need to remember to plant more of the white ones. My … Continue reading

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