Autumn Garden Delights

Autumn is my favorite time to visit one of my favorite places on Long Island, Old Westbury Gardens. While the garden is beautiful in the spring and summer, I feel like the best of the best is on display as the air gets crisper. Not only can you see the dahlias, roses and other flowers still…

Autumn Colors

The weather has not really been autumn-like lately,  but the leaves are slowly starting to change colors, so I can pretend it is colder out than it really is. Yesterday was the first cooler day we have had in weeks, so I had to pay a visit to one of my favorite places, Old Westbury…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage

Every week I contemplate a visit to Old Westbury Gardens on the weekends and it has either been raining, way too hot or I’ve been busy. Shockingly, I have not been yet this year since the gates opened in April, I’ve been visiting some other gardens in the interim, but I am making it a…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

One of my favorite parts of photography is the editing process since you sometimes discover things you didn’t realize were in the shot. Little details may not always show up in the viewfinder, like the surprise in this photo, a lady bug just hanging out on the left side of the allium. It wasn’t until I…

Weekly Photo Challenge: It is Easy Being Green

There is bound to be at least one photo of this spot from Old Westbury Gardens on my camera every time I visit. There is something about this spot that I love and I make a detour to it. The “wall” of green created by the trees makes the bench really stand out and regardless of…

Happy Spring!

It is officially spring! There may still be snow on the ground and the weather is supposed to be cold this week, but one of my favorite times of the year is here. I’m looking forward to the cherry and magnolia trees to start blossoming, the return of tulips, peonies and allium and visits to…