Category Archives: Garden

Images taken in Nancy’s garden.

Mid-summer Garden

This obliging little fellow, only about 15mm long, was happy to pose, oblivious to the lens, as he busily collected nectar. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f6.7 – 1/500 Advertisements

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Crocus in Spring – April 2014

  Spring is finally deciding to show its face and with it come the early spring flowers like this crocus which attract honey bees, newly awakened from their winter slumber. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f8 … Continue reading

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Hope Springs Eternal – 24 February 2014

  Despairing at the weather forecast for the next five days I went outside to be greeted by the first Snowdrops of Spring! What better way to revive hope that Spring is finally close! Long live Snowdrops!

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Last Gasp of Fall

These Hydrangea flowers take on a delicate, web-like structure as they near their end every fall, giving their last measure of beauty to a garden. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f9.5 – 1/90

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First Hoar Frost – 30 October 2013

We’re well into Autumn now and the first serious hoar frost appeared this morning, covering the ground and the gardens like a crystalline, white vail. Hearty flowers have so far resisted the low temperatures and strong winds that sweep across … Continue reading

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Autumn Mare’s Tails – 10 October 2013

  Autumn is now with us, and with it comes more intense weather. This morning’s sky was a busy place indeed. Sony A-900 – Tamron 17 – 24mm 2.8 – 17mm  – ISO 200 – f11 – 1/125

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Foggy Morning Gardens – 14 September 2013

A day of torrential rain is behind us, leaving a damp, foggy morning… and all the beauty it brings to my wife, Nancy’s gardens Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 800 – f9.5 – 1/200

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Nancy’s Climbing Roses – July 2013

  There’s just something about heritage climbing roses and an old, weathered picket fence. This fence once graced the graveyard of an old Baptist church nearby. We saved it from destruction and made it part of our garden. The roses … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Rhododendrons

These three Rhododendrons are over one hundred and forty hears old and sit on the front lawns of the homes of three brothers. The original property was owned by my great, great, great grandfather, Benjamin B. Porter. As his sons … Continue reading

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Early June Blossoms

It’s early June and finally the flower gardens are really coming to life. The overall green of the flower beds is giving way to all the colours of the rainbow as flowers finally come into bloom. Likewise shrubs and trees … Continue reading

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