It had been a while, so when I was finally feeling better this week, I celebrated with a visit to Soos Creek Botanical Garden. It’s one of my favorite local gardens, just a short drive down the road in Auburn.
One of my goals was actually to find some yellows, dark yellows, as in the color you might define as ‘mustard.’
And I found some, in varying degrees of intensity.
My favorites that day were more subtle – in the center of lovely white flowers where the pistils and stamens are (yes, I had to look it up to remember what those reproductive parts are called.)
And that’s not all I found! 🙂
I might have missed this tiny frog if I hadn’t been looking closely!
Photography encourages me to pay attention to the beauty of the world, a color challenge even more!
Sharing with Sunday Stills Color Challenge, Mustard.
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Oh, did you ever find yellow! Great photos.
Thank you so much! Pretty hard to miss, right? 🙂 🙂
Amazing yellows, Susanne! Gorgeous captures of the details, too. I love that frog–so easy to miss, but how cute is he?
Thanks so much, Terri! Seeing that tiny frog was such a treat! If I wasn’t paying attention to the details, I might have missed him! 🙂
Such amazing pictures! 📸
Thank you so much! 😊
Lovely photos, Susanne, and many are very suitable for the colour theme.
Glad to hear you are feeling well enough to go out.
Best wishes, Pete.
Thanks, Pete. It was my first real outing after testing negative and it was a fun visit to the garden! 🙂
Thanks so much, John!
Great close-up detail on these photos, and that little frog is an awesome “catch!” Hope you are experiencing no further health issues.
Feeling much better, thank you! And it was such a treat to see the frog!
Gorgeous photos 💛
Thanks so much!
Very nice Susanne and the frog is a bonus!
Thanks, Graham! I loved seeing that tiny frog!
It’s wonderful that you’re on your feet again
Thank you! 🙂
Love all of these. Great choices. Love the one with the bee.
Thanks so much!
As always your photos are so creatively beautiful. I especially loved the white flowers where you captured so many shades of yellow in the centers. Liked so much that I saved them to my “gotta plant this” folder. By any chance did you happen to see any plant ID tags for either of the white flowers? I could always email Soos Creek and ask but thought perhaps you noted what these were. (I don’t think that darling tiny frog was talking, but maybe? Amphibians are truly magical and it’s sad so many species are simply vanishing.)
Thank you. I really liked the white flowers too! I didn’t see any tags, but I believe the group of white flowers with the big button center are white anemones, also called Japanese anemones. I’m not sure about the one with the frog.
Thank you so much! I agree – Japanese anemones. I’ll ask Soos Creek about the other one. Thank you again for your “pho-blog” which is a daily moment of beauty.
Thanks so much! I’m glad you enjoy it! 🙂
Wow! Those are some awesome photos! My favorite one is the second sunflower where you got it from such an amazing angle! 🌻🌻
Thank you so much! I love Soos Creek Botanical Garden!!