Category Archives: Garden

Pittosporum …..

…  with a touch of watercolour filter.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Colour, Garden, harmony, Nature, Pattern, photography, Texture, Trees, Uncategorized

Around the garden yesterday

 

 

 

 

2 Comments

Filed under Colour, Flowers, Garden, harmony, Nature, photography, shapes, Uncategorized

Abstract – ‘Spirean’ lamdscape

 

This image was extracted from a photograph of a spirea plant.

Leave a comment

Filed under Abstract photos, Colour, Garden, harmony, landscape, Minimalist, Nature, Pattern, photography, rhythm, shapes, Texture, Uncategorized

Heart of the white poppy

2 Comments

June 10, 2018 · 8:00 am

Garden in May

4 Comments

May 30, 2018 · 8:00 am

Awakening fern

It is fascinating at this time to watch, day by day, the fronds of ferns slowly unfurl and the blades of the young leaves take shape.  The circular shape at the end of the frond figures prominently in Maori art.  It is known to the Maoris as a koru and symbolises new life, growth, strength and peace.   (See examples of koru art on   https://www.pinterest.co.uk/jocoxhead/koru-art/?lp=true)

2 Comments

Filed under Garden, Nature, photography, shapes, Texture, Uncategorized

Seven years old today!

May is the month when the poppy brings a vibrant splash of colour to the garden.  Often, overnight, the furry green protective shell of the bud explodes, exposing the tissue-like petals of the new flower.  Backlit by the afternoon sun, the petals produce a palette of shades ranging from yellow to deep red.

Regardless of the inauspicious beginning the site has blossomed and has given me  much pleasure.  WordPress statistics tell me that today’s post is No. 1378.  Every post has included at least one (unrepeated)  photo/image and sometimes more.  There have also been more than 97,000 ‘views’ recorded.  (I have yet to become involved with the social media in any of its guises!)

I would like to thank all of the visitors to this site and hope that my enjoyment in the creative process has been shared.

2 Comments

Filed under Colour, Flowers, Garden, photography, Uncategorized