Tag Archives: garden photographer

The Birds and the Bees, CAPE COD HOME

The wild honey bees arrived and kept arriving.  What a pleasure to be in the presence of their happy humming, little legs overloaded with masses of pale yellow pollen.

The wild honey bees arrived and kept arriving. What a pleasure to be in the presence of their happy humming, little legs overloaded with masses of pale yellow pollen.

Sunflowers of all shape, size, and color sprout up in the arugula bed and in borders outside the confines of our fence.  Some are planted by us but others are volunteers dropped by sunny goldfinches who come looking for treats as soon as the flower heads mature.

Sunflowers of all shape, size, and color sprout up in the arugula bed and in borders outside the confines of our fence. Some are planted by us but others are volunteers dropped by sunny goldfinches who come looking for treats as soon as the flower heads mature.

 

Of Bulbs and Boughs, CAPE COD HOME

Winter is rough on the gardener's soul.  Instead of getting gloomy, I bring the outside in.

Winter is rough on the gardener’s soul. Instead of getting gloomy, I bring the outside in.

Forcing bulbs is another must-do task to ease days of gray.  Paperwhite narcissus are also easy to grow and well worth it.
Forcing bulbs is another must-do task to ease days of gray. Paperwhite narcissus are also easy to grow and well worth it.