Tag Archives: Gardens

Nature Photography: Coexistence (No. 33) – A Burst of Nature Photomontage

17 June 2019 Lens: Click onto image to enlarge. Let me know your response to this photomontage. Prints are available upon request.  Pens: “It is by economy of means that one arrives of simplicity of expression.” Henri Cartier-Breslin (1908-2004) French … Continue reading

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Visual Reflections: Nature Photography in the Age of Uncertainty: No. 40 (Spring Collage)

23 April 2018 Lens: Taken in Polamatic and edited in Snapseed and Pixlr. Click onto image to enlarge. Let me know your response to this collage. Prints are available upon request. Pens: On a recent stroll through the university’s botanic … Continue reading

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Longwood Gardens and Summer’s Morning Light, Part Two

08 August 2013 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite and why. Pens: Not a gray tone in sight–the morning was perfectly illuminated for my visit to Longwood Gardens, which is one of the premier horticultural centers in my … Continue reading

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Native Hibiscus: An Edible Jewel in my Garden

26 September 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Autumn has arrived and applauds is beginning to be heard. The subtle changes in the landscape are becoming more pronounced. But it’s only the end of September. Time … Continue reading

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San Francisco, Part Two: de Young Museum and Japanese Tea Garden

11 July 2012 Lens: I. de Young Museum II. Japanese Tea Garden Pens: Regardless of the destination my travels are not complete without a visit to two places: a garden and an art museum. Each adds substantial enrichment to my … Continue reading

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Slowly Tipping into Spring, Part Two: Longwood Gardens, Showing the Ingenious and the Ravenous

22 May 2012 Lens: I. Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ II. American Pitcher Plants Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Every flower, every plant is a clever invention of botanical technology. Each is destined for invasion, mostly the good kind: … Continue reading

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Spring’s Oriental Pink Poppy and Other Meadow Flowers, Part Two

14 May 2012 Lens: 3. Ladybug and Daisy, UD Botanic Gardens, May 2012; © Sally W. Donatello and Lens and Pens by Sally, 2012 Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Flowers are the universal communicator; they summon the … Continue reading

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Slowly Tipping into Spring, Part One: Longwood Gardens

03 May 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: In the Middle Atlantic states Spring has strut her stuff with confidence and cunning. The temps have moved cautiously, doing a back-and-forth dance. We’re even being paraded with … Continue reading

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