The Proper Penguin
Penguins look so proper and stoic. This Adelie Penguin, somewhat out of place skating on the duck pond, is stylish in his winter scarf.
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Building the Greenhouse
I’ve been dreaming of and plotting for a greenhouse for years. The inspiration for our greenhouse came from this video on YouTube. After considering a variety of different styles (pvc, … Continue reading
Saturday in the Garden
It’s been a most unusual spring and beginning of summer. The days have been cool – we’ve been lucky to break 70 degrees and the nights have been downright cold. … Continue reading
I had the opportunity to tour a friend’s garden this weekend. The experience has me dreaming about rows of garden beds. Agribond over hoops cover a row of tomatoes started … Continue reading
A New Perspective on Lupine
I’ve had fun this afternoon with this new perspective in photographing lupine in the garden. There’s something very compelling about the patterns of the blossoms. The bees pull open the … Continue reading
Rainy Day Lupine Landscapes
Late spring heralds the appearance of the Lupine. Although not native to Maine, this iconic flower ties together the patchwork of the Maine landscape. Glorious fields of blue, purple, pink, … Continue reading
The Whimsical Hummingbird Moth
The lilac’s bloom heralds the arrival of the hummingbird clearwing moths. I am fascinated with these whimsical looking creatures. Clear window-pane wings, fuzzy bodies, big eyes, antenna that mimic eyelashes, … Continue reading