Tag: plants

Botanical Art

A favorite place of mine to visit is Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. I’ve been there at least once a year for the past several years. After viewing what I actually had captured from all of those visits, I was rather disappointed. It was time for me […]

An Orchid Day at Longwood Gardens

To bring some color to the dreary days of winter Longwood Gardens offers an Orchid Extravaganza. Each year the gardens bring out thousands of orchids and place them in impressive displays throughout the conservatory, visitor center and Pierce du Pont house. Every week, waning orchids are removed and […]

Delicate Beauty

The Maryland Orchid Society offers a truly spectacular display and wide variety of orchids during the annual Maryland Home and Garden Show. I remembered this special event as being a superb photographic opportunity with many orchids close and personal. Well lit and clean backgrounds, who could resist the […]

Project 365/347 – Happy Christmas Eve!

Sing hey!¬† Sing hey! For Christmas Day; Twine mistletoe and holly. For a friendship glows In winter snows, And so let’s all be jolly! ~Author Unknown ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Christmas Eve is one of those special moments in life when the air is filled with love and warmth. It gives […]

Project 365/192 – Thuya Gardens

Tucked in the hills south of Bar Harbor, near Northeast Harbor is a well-thought out and beautiful garden. The Thuya Garden Preserve and Asticou Terraces are the legacy of Joseph Henry Curtis, a Boston landscape architect and civil engineer. Curtis enjoyed the cool summer months in Northeast Harbor […]