Seasonal Bouquet

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Photography
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I just saw my first Narcissus blooming !  So I put together a seasonal bouquet yesterday in my home office for a client meeting, in hopes that some flowers might distract from the piles of books, files, and clutter all over every surface. I dashed out to cut a few of these first daffodils, which[...]

Pumpkins !

– Posted in: Garden Photography, Garden Photography
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The display of winter squash at the National Heirloom Expo is daunting for a photographer – soooo many potential subjects. This year I decided to photograph all the pumpkins. Grown by Durst Organic Growers, the main exhibit hall was filled with hundreds of fantastical gourds laid out in small groups on large rows of tables.  But indoors ?[...]

A Wild Vacation

– Posted in: Garden Adventures, Garden Photography
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I have been on vacation.  No gardens.  No professional camera.  It was wild – which is where I learn the best lessons for gardening. If you have never been to Yellowstone National Park, put it on your bucket list.  Sure there are lots of people there during the summer season, but there are grizzly bears[...]