I was not planning a photo session when I went out to prune my Magnolia soulangeana. It seems to have been raining all winter in here in California, and I never found the time to get my winter pruning done. By the time I got around to pruning, the magnolia was just beginning to flower. It[...]
To anyone who has not been in San Francisco in the winter it will be hard to believe these are winter photos, taken in the past couple of years in The San Francisco Botanical Garden during the month of January. I know; it’s a delight. San Francisco is a very mild, summer-dry, winter-wet climate, where it[...]
Can it actually be 2017? Did any of you make New Year’s resolutions?
Have you noticed ? The days are getting longer. It is too soon to actually see the difference now, but a few days ago, exactly at the winter solstice, I took advantage of the sun being at its lowest point to make a series of photographs of shadows against a north facing hill.
Fall color in San Francisco ? It’s true – just go to Golden Gate Park and take a walk in the Botanical Garden. The color doesn’t really start to show until late November or December, and nobody is going to mistake it for new England, but colorful fall foliage is possible, not just in California but[...]