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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 [...]

Spring unfolding – Focus Point

– Posted in: Garden Photography
Poplars and dogwood

It's wildflower season !  Grab you camera (and tripod), some sturdy shoes, sunblock , a bottle of water, and go study what is unfolding in nature.  The miracles become all the more fantastic by examining the wonder in the details. A macro lens is essential for studying nature close up.  It will allow close focusing [...]

Wild Garden Photos

– Posted in: Garden Photography
tupelo in Saxon holt garden

Last month, while our Gardening Gone Wild readers were out shooting for the Fill the Frame theme in our Picture This photo contest, I was on vacation in New England - I was filling my camera frame with fall color in Vermont and the landscapes of poet Mary Oliver in Cape Cod, such as Blackwater [...]