Sunflower Fields Forever

Sunflowers are my absolute favorite flower, so two weeks ago when I headed out to the North Fork of Long Island to find as many sunflower spots as I could, it was quite possibly the best road trip I’ve ever taken! The sunflowers bloomed earlier this year than in the past, probably thanks to all…

Chasing Sunflowers

Every summer, towards the end of August, my Instagram feed is filled with photos of sunflower fields in the North Fork of Long Island. And every time I would see the photos, I would always say, next year I’m going to go out there and take pictures. Back in July, when the summer was already…

Springtime at Clark Botanic Garden

This time of year is so pretty, when after a long winter, everything starts to bloom. It’s crazy what a difference a week makes. Last week I visited one of my favorite spots, Clark Botanic Garden, and the magnolias were just starting to open up and this week, the magnolias are bursting open, the cherry…

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┬ádahlias, roses and other flowers still…

Dahlia Days

Dahlias are one of my favorite flowers, so I’m always searching for new places to photograph them at. I had never been able to find the dahlia garden at Planting Fields so I wasn’t completely sure if it existed. Thanks to the beautiful summer weather we have been having, I figured it was the perfect…

Summer at Planting Fields

This year so far, I’ve managed to visit Planting Fields in Oyster Bay, NY every season. I just have to cross autumn off the list in a few weeks and the goal will be complete. It was always the place I visited in the winter when the cold weather made me desperate for some interaction…