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.

Harsh Winter for Summer-Dry Gardens

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Winter landscape in a Summer-Dry Climate

All winter, the headlines have been dominated by the harsh winter weather throughout the East.  In New England snowfall has been measured by feet instead of inches, the nations’ capitol was shut down, freezing weather made its way into the deep South. Easterners longed for the sunny, dry, unseasonably warm weather in California, which is[...]

Winter ? Not in a Garden Book

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One of the great joys of being a garden photographer is the constant requests for beautiful garden pictures.  I never have to acknowledge winter.  While there certainly is beauty in winter, almost everyone wants to see gardens at their peak. Just yesterday, a client asked for an oversize photo to fill the back of a trade[...]