Category: Photography

A Photo a Week Challenge: Clematis Three Ways

I planted this clematis in my garden many years ago and it’s been happily climbing ever since – up the fence, around neighboring shrubs, and over everything in its path.  It doesn’t ask for fertilizer or any special care, just a place to spread…

Beautiful Cat Eyes

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Eyes, here’s the handsome Benji resting in the garden bed, clearly focused and seeing all. ~ Susanne

Something there is that loves a Bridge!

I don’t love walls but I do love bridges so I had to share a few favorites for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. I’ll start in my home state of Washington and move down the coast. First up is the Vantage Bridge carrying Interstate 90…

Lady’s Mantle with the Dew

As long as I’ve had a garden it has included Lady’s Mantle.  Not for its flowers, tiny and yellow, appearing like clouds atop its stems.  Not for its fragrance – there is none – or its medicinal uses –  there are many. I grow…

Dazzled by the Tulips at Roozengaarde

I was completely dazzled at the Tulip Festival this week and thought I’d share a few more pictures I took at Roozengaarde Farms. According to their website, “William Roozen emigrated from Holland in 1947 with years of experience in the bulb industry and started…

Camellias

I love the camellia plant, her flower rivals any rose. Her leaves are dark and strong and glossy, some to brew as tea. Even her name is lovely. For Cee’s Flower of the Day. ~ Susanne

Another One of my Favorite Trees: the Madrona

I recently shared a few of my favorite trees (here if you missed it) but didn’t have room to include them all.  So this post is dedicated to another beauty – the Pacific Madrona – or Madrone if you prefer. A native of the…

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