Monthly Archives: June 2012

TIGER IN THE LILY GARDEN

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LIVELY FOAL

This baby is only 1.5 days old and already running around with the big horses. :} Smiles

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LAVENDER ASTER

The flowers in this photo are lost in that busy background foliage.  I would like to blur the foliage a bit more so the flowers can pop out.  Am trying to use Elements 9 layers mask for that project — … Continue reading

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FURRY CORAL BELLS

A surprising number of plants, including Coral Bells, grow fur — giving the flowers a nice glow when back-lit, don’t you think?   Also, note the young spider, swinging in the breeze, bottom left in the photo.  Can you see its … Continue reading

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PERUVIAN DAFFODIL — EXQUISITE!

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BACK-LIT ROSE PETALS

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BLUE BELLS OF SCOTLAND (THE HAIR BELL)

This dainty plant showed up as a welcome volunteer in my garden.  I’d grown the species, Campanula rotundifolia, in the past, and a seed must have survived.  It occurs (sparsely) naturally across the British Isles and on terrain like Switzerland, the … Continue reading

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