Spring Photo Contest Winners

– Posted in: Garden Photography
Gardening Gone Wild - Picture This Contest final entries *with suggestions* June 10, 2016

The entries are in and we have a winner ! Congratulations to Grace at eTilth for the photo of Erythroniums tucked by this urn in the Dunn Garden in Seattle. As a new feature for our contest,  have put all the entries into a flickr Album and offered critiques of each, showing my before and after suggestions[...]

Picture This – Spring Photo Contest

– Posted in: Garden Photography
Forsythia 'Winterthur', yellow flowering spring shrub with Redbud tree (Cercis canadense)- Winterthur Garden

Picture This, our garden blogger’s photo showcase, is ready for another contest – now that spring has finally arrived throughout the land. I was in Delaware just two weeks ago where I photographed Wintherthur, the trees just leafing out, seemingly while I watched, so by now even the most northern garden photographers should have plenty of inspiration.

Urban Habitat

– Posted in: Garden Photography, Garden Visits
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In the middle of one of the biggest cities in the world an ebullient pollinator garden is attracting insects and native bees to a museum science project.  The Los Angeles Museum of Natural History has surrounded itself with a 3.5 acre urban habitat garden that is succeeding in attracting insects for study by the scientists within.