Photos taken at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in April. We were on our way to Virginia to visit my in-laws, my first time in this garden and I loved it. The tulip garden was so beautiful. A bug’s view. Impressionism :-p


I haven’t been to Reynolda Gardens much this year. I finally went to see my friend Michelle last week. I wanted to meet Oscar (the frog) but he didn’t come out to see me 🙁

Spring fever

It’s spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!  ~Mark Twain    

Valentine's week

Last week, I was happy to be back home and decided to bake Chocolate-Lavender cupcakes. I’m going to be cooking with Lavender for a while 🙂 I bought beautiful red roses. As usual I couldn’t take just one photo. I love those folds. I also found some Mums!

Flowers and dew drops

I thought the bees were dead but even though they were wet they stretched their legs. They were just sleeping. The corkscrew vine was almost gone. Hopefully I will get to see it next year. Life stages.

Morning Glories

I don’t think this was the first time I have seen a Morning Glory but it sure was the first time I took pictures of them. Trying to photograph the details of this beautiful flowers made me feel like a little girl in a toy store. Even while a was editing the photos I was …

A poppy field and Flamenco Passion

     Ever since we lived in Europe I have a fixation with Poppy (Amapola in Spanish, my native language) and Lavender fields. I was out with my husband one weekend and saw poppies right beside the highway!      I couldn’t resist and had to bring a couple of flowers home (I didn’t know …