264/365: red and yellow dahlias
Can’t you just hear the music? I see a dance hall full of swirling red and yellow skirts, smiling faces, warmth and energy.
There are no wallflowers among dahlias.
261/365: annabelle hydrangea turning pink
I guess it’s her little secret as to
why, but something has our old-fashioned white hydrangea blushing positively pink…
Zinnias are a beautiful but humble flower. Planted by haphazard handfuls of seed, they spring up cheerfully wherever they’re thrown. It’s never about choreography, just a riot of joyful color.
The spotlight changes everything.
246/365: purple woods aster
Walking through the summer woods is a largely monochromatic experience. Green on green. Any other color really stands out.
I’m happy either way: I never tire of the infinite shades and textures of the leaves but the surprise of a wildflower is always welcome.
222/365: dead (sun)flowers
This is what a burn-out day on the 365 (and my deck) sometimes looks like.
Any Stones fans out there? I’m sending you
. Click through to listen on Spotify. Dead Flowers
Another new appearance in the native plant garden. This one is said to attract hummingbirds. Fingers-crossed…
205/365: royal catchfly
July 28, 2015 July 28, 2015
365 Project - 2015, Flora, flowers, garden, native plants, Nature, PHOTOGRAPHY, summer, wildflowers
A favorite color combo found in the garden with super-vibrant colors that are 100% natural. I didn’t move a slider or massage a single pixel. This here’s REAL 🙂
Tomorrow Brad & I celebrate our 15th anniversary! It’s also peony season. One of my favorite, swoon-worthy flowers since childhood, I chose white peonies in my bridal bouquet. So, in celebration of my swoon-worthy husband and 15 beautiful years: a peony. I think I need to plant white ones…
The flowering trees make the city feel as opulent as a palace. The cascade of petals like confetti at a grand parade. And the rich royal carpet they create as they fall lends its own ‘red carpet’ bearing to a simple Saturday evening stroll.
127/365: petals on the stairs