Category Archives: Gardening

My Kingdom for a Fig

Four years now I have been¬†wishing for my tree to produce figs, I mean a decent crop, not the 2 or 3 it has been offering up these last couple of years. I prayed for them. I begged Mother Nature … Continue reading

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Every Leaf is a Flower

Taken w/ 35mm @ f/4.0, ISO 500 @ 1/800 sec. Applied Kim Klassen’s ‘every day’ texture with multiply blend mode @ 62%. Font is Bayern Handschrift. This quote says it all for me. In the Spring I get excited when … Continue reading

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Turning In

I was out in the garden early in the morning, doing some¬†Fall clean-up and feeling a bit of a chill in the air. I decided to take a break and grab some hot tea. As I sat there looking around … Continue reading

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More Playtime in the Greenhouse

Continuing from Friday’s post, thought I would share more of the images I’ve taken in my ‘new’ space. This experience has reminded me of the importance of celebrating where we are right now and appreciating what we already have. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Garden…after the rain

We experienced quite a bit of rain last week. I know what you’re all thinking “duh Carol you live in Seattle!” But contrary to popular believe it does not rain constantly here, and we have varying levels of rain. We … Continue reading

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Friday Finds – Gathering Fall

This week’s inspiration in Kim Klassen’s Be Still52 class was to go out into our neighborhood and gather natural materials that represents the season we are in and then lay them out on a background to photograph. I was thrilled … Continue reading

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More Garden Images

Seems I’ve neglected sharing more of my garden daily images so thought I’d play a little catch up. These images were all taken the first part of August. I just love seeing the little bee butt here! The image above … Continue reading

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Garden Daily & A Texture Too!

Taken w/ 70-300mm zoom @ 300mm, f/8.0 @ 1/60 sec. Applied Kim’s DreamIt texture and her SonnetSample that I converted to black & white. It’s been awhile since I’ve shared my garden daily photos so thought I’d combine that with … Continue reading

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The Gift of Friendship

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. ~ Herbert H. Humphry Everyone we meet will not become a good friend – a lifelong friend. We will have acquaintances, people we know only in passing, those … Continue reading

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Garden Update – The Courtyard Is Open!

There was a bit of clean up that occurred. Wish I had taken a “before” shot to share with you. Big difference! The concrete welcome mat above occasionally needs its lettering repainted. This was one of those years. It’s easy … Continue reading

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