golden hours

Capturing this photo felt akin to bottling sunshine. Now if I can just figure out how to do it with time…

blog072515_wild-coneflower202/365: prairie coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

native: wild coneflower

One of my favorite discoveries of the last 365 project was the beauty and variety of plants in their winter form. I’ve been looking forward to re-visiting this subject – always something more to see.

blog012115_broken seed head21/265: wild coneflower seed heads, broken

07.31.13 potential

This year, the wild coneflower was so ecstatic for the sun, it grew taller than me. No one told the plant it couldn’t reach such heights, so it just kept growing. That’s the thing about potential; the full extent is unfathomable until it’s reached.

blog080113_wild coneflower bud212/365: wild coneflower bud