Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia rotundifolia) is now blooming and attracting butterflies. I planted these from seed. You can find them at Botanical Interests and Olivebarn.com. The plants are about 4-5 feet… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Butterfly and the Mexican Torch Flower
Macro Monday: The Art of the Waterlily
Tropical waterlies are in full bloom now in my stock tank water garden. Nymphaea ‘Lindsey Woods’ is smiling up at the Texas sun and basking in the heat. What a… [Read More] about Macro Monday: The Art of the Waterlily
Macro Monday: Strolling the Garden
Strolling around the garden with my camera. The fence on the west side of the garden is blooming with trumpet vines. I haven’t seen a lot of butterflies this spring… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Strolling the Garden
Macro Monday: Albert Greenberg Water Lily Blooms
Here is the first bloom of my Albert Greenberg water lily in the stock tank pond. Usually the first blooms are very vibrant and rich in color and this one… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Albert Greenberg Water Lily Blooms
Macro Monday: Gazing at Gazania
Gazania striped (Gazania rigens) is an exotic flowering annual. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. It is drought-tolerant which will be a big help this summer in… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Gazing at Gazania
Macro Monday: Magnolia Maze
Magnolia blooms are beautiful from any distance, but when you look closely you can appreciate the complexity in these majestic flowers. Oh and they’re fragrant too.
Macro Monday: Blue Boy Vine
The verdict is in. Thunbergia battiscombei, also known as Blue Boy, Blue Glory, Clock Vine is a winner in my garden. It has survived the past two winters and has… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Blue Boy Vine
Honey Bees Love the Clover!
My post earlier this year talked about how White Clover is GOOD for your lawn. Apparently it is good for the honey bees too! They love this white clover. So… [Read More] about Honey Bees Love the Clover!
Turn Macro Photography into Framed Artwork
Photography can make for some interesting artwork… especially when shot up close. The colors and patterns of macro photography can be very beautiful even if you don’t know what the… [Read More] about Turn Macro Photography into Framed Artwork
Macro Monday: Bee Happy
Honey bees are out in full force this week with the warm temperatures and flowers blooming. I captured these on Friday while visiting one of my favorite local nurseries, Buchanan’s… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Bee Happy
Macro Monday: Archives Best of 2010
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.
Macro Monday: Something’s Blooming!
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!