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358/366 | December Bloom

December 24, 2020 - Image of 12/23/2020 This is blooming in our neighbor's yard. It's some type of bulb, but I don't know what kind. It's C...
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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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295/366 | Almost Dinner

October 21, 2020 - This evening I decided to make our favorite Thai basil chicken stir-fry for dinner. No longer do I have to buy two small...
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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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265/366 | Lava Rose

September 21, 2020 - Chore day + gray skies +/- rain + lack of sleep = iPhone shot. Using the Portrait mode allows for some bokeh which is a...
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258/366 | Young Hermes

September 14, 2020 - Young Hermes is a bronze sculpture in repose at Windrush Gardens, part of LSU Rural Life Museum. He is positioned on top...
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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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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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198/366 | Ornamental Pepper

July 16, 2020 - This is my favorite of the ornamental pepper plants purchased last year. Out of six, half survived the winter. This one...
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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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183/366 | Agapanthus in Black and White

July 01, 2020 - Today I decided to pull weeds, trim overgrowth, and remove plants that were not thriving or past their prime. It was so...
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174/366 | Coleus 'Alabama Sunset'

June 22, 2020 - Monday is my chore day. Add lots of rain + the BIG chore of reviewing a complicated tax return, and let's just say I was...
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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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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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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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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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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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82/366 | American Green Tree Frog

March 22, 2020 - The weather has made it possible to work in the garden more. And also the whole virus thing has us homebound. Anyway, th...
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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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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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71/366 | Dreamsicle

March 11, 2020 - My neighbor's yard is bursting with these gorgeous blooms. And yes, they really are this bright shade of orange; I actua...
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70/366 | Deep Red Mum

March 10, 2020 - Last fall I bought a few different varieties of chrysanthemum and placed them randomly in a couple of flower beds. They...
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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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