Macro Monday posts are one of my favorites. I enjoy macro photography and exploring nature up close. Today’s post is a collection of some of favorite shots from 2010.
Yes that’s right I have clover growing on my lawn and I am happy about it! Despite what the chemical and pesticide industry wants you to think, white clover is… [Read More] about White Clover is GOOD for your Lawn
February blooms are opening with the warm weather these past 10 days. The Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens) vine over the backyard fence is dotted with golden yellow blooms. My rosemary… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Something’s Blooming!
Book Review + Giveaway Contest (Contest Ended 3/15/2011) Bottom Line: I love this book! This is my very first book review and blog giveaway. When my friend Chris Wiesinger mentioned he… [Read More] about Book Review and Giveaway: Heirloom Bulbs For Today
After a bitterly cold two weeks here in Houston, there isn’t much blooming in my garden this week. I did manage to capture a few shots at my local nursery… [Read More] about Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day: Not Much in Bloom Here
A collection of some of my favorite macro shots of my monarch butterfly. From early January 2011 until Saturday February 12, 2011 when he was released.
Freedom! While I’ve become attached to this little guy and would love for him to stay here, I decided to take him where he’d be free to roam through hundreds… [Read More] about Monarch Butterfly Update: Freedom Day
Perhaps today will be the day this monarch emerges?
Well two days ago, I wasn’t sure if this monarch was even alive, but today I noticed a big difference!!! Could it really be that this little butterfly will survive???… [Read More] about Change Today: I See Orange!
I debated whether to intervine or not, regarding my Monarch chrysalis. The weather here in Houston was very cold this past week, so I decided to bring this monarch inside… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Monarch Chrysalis Update
We’ll if you saw my post on January 3, 2011 about a late bud from my Colorado Water Lily – you would have thought it was about to bloom. Sadly… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Colorado Lily – Pale Late Bloomer
While fall leaves in brilliant colors make for stunning photographs, the simplicity of this brown leaf resting on the surface of this mulch illustrates shape, texture and variation in tones…. [Read More] about Macro Monday: Photoshop Experiment