Thursday, October 30, 2014

Fall Garden - Halloween

It is very strange to me that with the cold winter, cool spring, and mild summer, that we are having such a warm fall. I usually like to have a dying garden be a part of the Halloween decorations, but this year we have new Clematis and Zinnia blooms to go with the spider webs and rotting corpses.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Time for some flower close ups

When my cousin Karin was here in September she took some photos of the flowers in our yard that gave me a good example to follow. I realize that I love the flowers! But I do a crappy job capturing what it is I love about them. Karin's photos helped me realize how to do that. So here's my attempt.

Tried looking for light and editing a bit

Tried looking for light and editing a bit

Tried looking for light and editing a bit

Tried looking for light and editing a bit

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Pots in Fall

After the spring annual pots started to look scraggly, I went to the nursery and got some plants that like the heat. Little did I know that they would also like fall! The pots are all amazing, and I want to capture this moment so that I can go and get these same things next year!

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and a top view of the concrete urns on the step.
I love the soft clover, that has been growing all season.
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This ivy in the side bed urn is NUTS! I need to get better control, I think.
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A moment in time...

A Shiekh walks into a Jewish synagogue day school to pick up the kids
An Asian family is leaving
A Jew and a Catholic say hello

Friday, August 22, 2014

August changes

Today was cloudy and rainy, not the best if you want to be taking photos with a consideration to light... which is what I told myself I'd start doing.
I always end up with the thought that this is a capture of a moment in time to show me next year, what my garden looked like this year.
So, here are dull, no sun photos of August.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

end of July - favorite

I think that this is the garden's peak.
Everything is blooming and green.
Since the end of July, we've had some really hot days, not a lot of rain, and everything is starting to look worn out. I'll take some pics of August today.

In the meantime, July's glory:

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Mid July Color

Purple on Purple
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Cleome - Bee Weed
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Yellow on Yellow with a healthy agastache
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