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332/366 | October Surprise

November 27, 2020 - Cloudy and rain is the weather forecast for the next several days. I dusted off the macro lens and screwed on the flash,...
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319/366 | Thai Delight

November 14, 2020 - Fall version of my Thai Delight Bougainvillea. This is my favorite flower in the garden. It's blooming like crazy right...
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318/366 | Morning Glory

November 13, 2020 - What a glorious day! Had some very special time with my sweet cousin Kaye Kaye in Sunshine, LA where I grew up. The visi...
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317/366 | Best of the Worst

November 12, 2020 - Had a full day, so my image today is rather meh. Took nine shots with my iPhone and hated all of them. The husband saved...
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307/366 | Blue Butterfly Flower

November 02, 2020 - Today I discovered a new tropical flower at the botanical garden. I thought, "How sweet. It looks just like a butterfly.
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306/366 | WIldflowers at LSU Lakes

November 01, 2020 - As the husband recuperated at home from shingles, I headed out to LSU Lakes looking for the White Pelicans for the third...
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273/366 | Hungry Hungry Hummer

September 29, 2020 - We were blessed with blue, sunny skies and cool temps this morning. Knowing the early morning sun would be illuminating...
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269/366 | Blue Daze

September 25, 2020 - Another gray day, but tomorrow I'm planning to kayak with my husband and a friend, so I hope to have something of more i...
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267/366 | Pentas

September 23, 2020 - The pentas planted in the spring, that looked pretty haggard at the end of August, are now in full bloom. They are so fu...
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262/366 | Flower Play

September 19, 2020 - Photo of 9/18 Yesterday I had to put my car back in the shop, so I didn't have a chance to get out with my camera. Plus...
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257/366 | Happy Place

September 13, 2020 - Still needing practice with the 17-40mm wide angle lens, I got in the car contemplating on where to go. I ended up at Bu...
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252/366 | Blush

September 08, 2020 - This is my favorite bougainvillea. I have the purplish color going gangbusters against the iron fence by the driveway an...
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243/366 | Unfurling

August 30, 2020 - So much for returning to downtown Baton Rouge for more photos. The heat is way too intense. Since we eat out every Sunda...
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215/366 | Parched

August 02, 2020 - Third round of blooms from my mango colored daisies. They may be root-bound in the pot, so I'll probably have to move th...
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203/366 | Butterfly on Bougainvillea

July 21, 2020 - Today was rough. The husband and I went to Goodyear to get new tires on my SUV in preparation for my trip to Mississippi...
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190/366 | Floating Heart

July 08, 2020 - For the first time in four days I ventured out of the house and ended up at Burden Gardens. Good thing I wore my waterpr...
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189/366 | Crepey Crape

July 07, 2020 - The Crape Myrtle, also spelled Crepe, is a popular ornamental flowering tree in many southern landscapes. They are easy...
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187/366 | Cheyenne Spirit

July 05, 2020 - Cheyenne Spirit is a variety of Coneflower. I had some missing places in my flower bed after uprooting dead/dying plants...
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179/366 | Passion Flower

June 27, 2020 - Today's photoshoot did not go at all as planned. I found out that the sunflower fields were in full bloom at Burden Gard...
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173/366 | Pale Pink

June 21, 2020 - Every summer I look forward to the pale pink Siam Tulips. This year they were late; the magenta ones opened 2 weeks ago...
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163/366 | Siam Tulip Bonus

June 11, 2020 - A few years ago I planted exotic Siam tulips underneath my Lorapetalum tree. Two are deep pink and the middle one is lig...
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160/366 | Fresh as a Daisy

June 08, 2020 - Photography subjects are difficult to find on Mondays because it's laundry and errand-running day. I made an effort to s...
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159/366 | Fresh Dahlia

June 07, 2020 - Tropical storm Cristobal is headed our way, so it's rained most of the day. Since I couldn't get out for photography, I...
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155/366 | Flamingo Feather

June 03, 2020 - Also known as Celosia spicata or Flamingo cockscomb, this is an annual plant for our zone (9), though is a perennial yea...
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154/366 | Coreopsis tinctoria

June 02, 2020 - It is getting HOT here in South Louisiana! The wildflower field at Hilltop Arboretum has grown taller and thicker just i...
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149/366 | Deep Red Coreopsis

May 28, 2020 - Today I visited nearby Hilltop Arboretum to see how their new "Cajun Prairie Inspired Meadow" was coming along. This is...
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138/366 | Open Wide!

May 18, 2020 - May 17. My garden is exploding with color right now. Grateful for the rain and the husband watering all my plants on dry...
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135/366 | Southern Magnolia

May 18, 2020 - May 14--my birthday. It rained like the dickens most of the day, but I managed to get an iPhone shot of the inside of th...
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126/366 | Peachy Daisies

May 05, 2020 - Not much time for P366 today. The husband is turning the big 7-0 tomorrow and it was necessary to clean, clean, clean th...
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124/366 | Orange Drop Butterfly Iris

May 03, 2020 - A new addition to the backyard. Planted on Thursday and already blessed with two blooms on Sunday! Totally unexpected. T...
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121/366 | Agapanthus Anomaly

April 30, 2020 - Revisiting the Agapanthus blooms since I worked all day in the yard. Noticed this abnormality so decided to use it for m...
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120/366 | Agapanthus with Love Bug

April 29, 2020 - This year we are being blessed with just shy of 40 agapanthus flowers, all in various stages of bloom. They are also kno...
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119/366 | Bleeding Heart Glory Bower

April 28, 2020 - Today I started a prayer garden in a corner of the backyard. I splurged on this climbing vine in hopes it will trail ove...
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118/366 | Fairy Iris

April 27, 2020 - These beautiful irises came to my attention last week during my daily walk. It was necessary to trespass a stranger's ya...
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112/366 | Persian Clover

April 21, 2020 - Today I discovered a newly emerged Monarch on my foxtail fern. For five hours I watched this poor girl struggle. The bac...
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103/366 | He Is Risen

April 12, 2020 - The bulb of the Easter Lily buried in the ground represents the tomb of Jesus. The ethereal blooms symbolize His life af...
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101/366 | By His Stripes

April 10, 2020 - But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Hi...
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97/366 | Balloon Flower

April 06, 2020 - Bought this on a whim today. I think I may have purchased this plant before, but it failed me. We shall see! Displayed h...
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92/366 | Soprano Purple

April 01, 2020 - Today I present the Osteospermum otherwise known as African Daisy. The color variety is called Soprano Purple. It requir...
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90/366 | Purslane

March 30, 2020 - Today I planted thirteen more plants in my various beds. Saturday I planted thirty-one. One of the milkweed plants I bou...
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88/366 | Gazania

March 28, 2020 - Since we are still officially "sheltering in place" due to the Wuhan China virus, stores have gotten creative in order t...
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83/366 | Apple Blossom Amaryllis

March 24, 2020 - About three years ago a solitary amaryllis came up out of nowhere in my back patio flower bed--what gardeners call a 'vo...
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79/366 | White Wisteria

March 19, 2020 - Visiting my dad in Mississippi resulted in two spring treats: yesterday's orange native azalea and the white wisteria sh...
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78/366 | Native Azaleas

March 19, 2020 - The native azaleas of Louisiana and Mississippi are quite stunning. In addition to their long, graceful pistils, the sce...
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76/366 | Swan Columbine

March 16, 2020 - These are supposed to be perennials for our area, but I've never been able to keep it alive past late spring. Even so, I...
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74/366 | Barn Charm

March 14, 2020 - Spent a beautiful day at Afton Villa Gardens with a friend who loves photography also. Since moving back to Baton Rouge...
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73/366 | Sunset Velvet Oxalis

March 13, 2020 - This is a new addition to my backyard garden. The wild oxalis with green clover-like leaves and purple flowers grow at t...
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72/366 | Eastern Redbud

March 12, 2020 - Every spring I look forward to the blooming of our two Eastern Redbud trees. They have a lifespan of 10-20 years and wer...
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69/366 | Pink Verbena

March 09, 2020 - Last summer I planted a small sprig of bright pink verbena at the edge of the patio bed. Since we've had a mild winter i...
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63/366 | Pincushion Flower Bud

March 03, 2020 - Devotional podcast listened to: check Bathroom scoured: check Parade photos edited and posted: check Talked to my dad...
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62/366 | Grande Tequila Dahlia

March 02, 2020 - Today I went flower bed shopping. In my younger days I loved retail stores; in my old-er-ish age, I get excited about pl...
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57/366 | Burden Garden Tulip

February 26, 2020 - Today was windy, but sunny. I'll take it! On a hunch, I drove out to Burden Gardens to see if the tulips were planted. B...
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52/366 | Henbit

February 21, 2020 - Hello sunshine! Before we get our yard mowed, I wanted to capture the bunny-like weeds called Henbit. They are flourishi...
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49/366 | Wildflowers in Winter

February 18, 2020 - Today I tackled three wickedly overgrown flower beds. Didn't have much time for photography, but on the way to Whole Foo...
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45/366 | Love

February 14, 2020 - This poor rose was put through a lot of for this final image. Photoshop to the rescue! Cloned out a lot of damage, the s...
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30/366 | Saucer Magnolia Blooms

January 30, 2020 - The Saucer Magnolia tree is now covered in blooms. Last week it held mostly buds. The ground will soon be carpeted with...
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27/366 | Star Magnolia

January 27, 2020 - This is another Magnolia variety that flowers first and leafs out later. The Star Magnolia appears dormant or dead, but...
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25/366 | Saucer Magnolia

January 25, 2020 - In Louisiana there is something blooming all year round. Late winter brightens with a cultivar of Japanese Magnolia call...
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21/366 | Narcissus papyraceus

January 21, 2020 - Narcissus papyraceus, also known as Paperwhite, is native to the Mediterranean region from Greece to Portugal and includ...
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