Weekly Photo Challenge: Weathered

In my opinion, flowers are always beautiful, no matter what state of their bloom cycle they are in. There was something about these roses in different stages of life that caught my attention when I saw them. Some are at their blooming peak, some haven’t fully opened and others are on the final stages. With…

Wandering Through the Roses

The rose garden at Old Westbury Gardens never disappoints in autumn. The roses that bloom over the summer are beautiful, but as the air gets a little crisper, the flowers are still going strong and some of my favorite varieties start growing. Now that the calendar has officially changed over to November, the shelf life…

Summer Roses

A couple of years ago on a whim, I decided to check out Clark Botanic Garden, a place I had heard existed, but knew nothing about. You can drive right past the garden and have no clue what sits behind the tree lined fence. I figured since there isn’t an admission or parking fee like…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge

“The rose is without an explanation; she blooms, because she blooms.” — Angelus Silesius In response for the weekly photo challenge bridge theme.

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Good Match

The weather the past few days has been rather spring-like, which has me counting down the days until I can start visiting all my favorite gardens to photograph flowers! I love how roses look against bricks, which is why this place in Old Westbury Gardens is one of my favorite places to photograph. With the theme…

Weekly Photo Challenge: H2O

The one reason why I always love to go photographing at the gardens early, aside from dealing with too many people blocking my way, is to capture the flowers right after they have been watered for the day. On a lucky day at Old Westbury Gardens, I basically followed one of the grounds crew members…