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Are Plants Art ?

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Photography
California purple sage Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal' in garden with California native plants, Torgovitsky

"Plants are not art". So began a provocative Facebook post by Benjamin Vogt. I did not have time to jump into the social media conversation that his post sparked, knowing I would say something too quickly, too passionately, or misunderstood. Benjamin is a friend of mine and a friend of Gardening Gone Wild .  His [...]

Photos for an Exhibition

– Posted in: Garden Photography
Garden path through arbor with Eden rose.

I have just finished a series of 16x24 photographs for an exhibition.  An art buyer, working for an interior decorating firm, requested these 11 vertical photographs for a hospital patient waiting room. The request came out of the blue - I had never worked with this art buyer, and I had never printed any of [...]

What I See

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Photography
pink flowers Camellia sasanqua 'Kanjiro' for m'eyes recuperating

Where do I begin to describe the wonders that I see?  My world is new and changing daily. The following set of photos were taken a few weeks ago, between the two eye surgeries. I began with this Camellia sasanqua 'Apple Blossom' quite by accident because at first I simply had to get outdoors, to [...]