Quince

Quince

The is part of the first wave of early Spring colors in our area. It was photographed backlit by evening light with very low depth of field to get the soft diffused...
Moment of Calm

Moment of Calm

Powell Gardens at Kingsville, Missouri – As evening approaches the setting sun skims over the surface of water plants. The day’s wind gives way to a moment of calm as the water becomes a chrome-like...
Self Portrait in Egg Plant

Self Portrait in Egg Plant

Farmer’s Market, Emporia, Kansas It isn’t a good likeness. I’m not purple, and my body type is at least a little better than an eggplant. Nevertheless, the dark blob reflected in the vegetable fruit on the right is me – in case you’re...
Something in Violet

Something in Violet

Toad Hollow Daylily Farm, Emporia, Kansas – The name of this flower escapes my memory, but it’s on the edge of the shade garden at Toad Hollow. The open house continues through...
Toad Hollow Open House

Toad Hollow Open House

Toad Hollow Daylily Farm, Emporia, Kansas – The Open House / Iris Show was is this weekend, rescheduled from a rainy last weekend. The gardens are looking fantastic, with some new pieces of statuary in the...
Crocus & Daffodil Greens

Crocus & Daffodil Greens

I know the title sounds like one of the salads you’d pick up in a Lawrence health food deli. But nope, I’m looking at my front yard. Crocus performed the early show in our yard this week, but are already surrendering the stage to the daffodils. Those in...