Flowers, Gardening, Plants, Seasons, The Art of Ecology

Create your Spring Garden Early with Bulbs!

As we get further into fall, the gardener inside of me gets sad. I miss spending time out among my flowers. The fall rains are providing the water they need, and the birds are busy picking the old flowers clean of their seeds. The wind is blowing the leaves over the plants - prepping the… Continue reading Create your Spring Garden Early with Bulbs!

Animals, birds, Colors, Flowers, Ocean, Photo Prints, The Art of Ecology

Black & White Photos

Browse the many "black and white" photos available for prints. Sometimes things just look better when you remove the distraction of color. From landscapes , to flowers, to animals from around the world, - black and white is elegant and stark! Click on an image to enlarge it. Use the photo name listed during checkout.… Continue reading Black & White Photos

Animals, birds, Colors, Flowers, Photo Prints, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Yellows

Browse the many "yellow" hued photos available for prints. From spring wildflowers, to sunny fields, to birds from all over, - yellow is a bright and cheerful color! Click on an image to enlarge it. Use the photo name listed during checkout. Order your print here! Yellow CrocusButter & EggsGladiolus - YellowTrout Lily in ForestYellow… Continue reading Yellows

Art Exhibits, birds, Colors, Flowers, Photo Prints, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Red & Coral

Browse the many "red" hued photos available for prints. From fireworks, to flowers, to birds, - red is vibrant and exciting! Click on an image to enlarge it. Use the photo name listed during checkout. Order your print here! FireworksMonarch on Pink ZinniaRed Lily and BudDying TulipFiery TulipsFire or celosiaCoral BloomsDeep Red HibiscusSplit MumsBee on… Continue reading Red & Coral

Colors, Flowers, Photo Prints, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Purple & Lavenders

Browse the many "purple" hued photos available for prints. From abstract light painting, to sunsets, to flowers, - purple is elegant and soothing! Click on an image to enlarge it. Use the photo name listed during checkout. Order your print here! Purple Beautyberry - verticalPurple Dwarf IrisPurple ColumbineClematis and the BeePurple Dancing OrchidVibrant HydrangeaI work… Continue reading Purple & Lavenders

Animals, birds, Colors, Flowers, Ocean, Photo Prints, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Blues & Teals

Browse the many "blue" themed photos available for prints. From abstract light painting, to the sky, to flowers, to water, to even wildlife - blue is beautiful! Use the photo name listed during checkout. Order your print here! Abstract Lensball1Abstract Lensball2Lightpainted CameraBlue ColeusSiberian SquillMagnolia in Blue SkyChicory & beeGrape HyacinthViper's BuglossCornflower BlueRelaxation at the BeachOverlooking… Continue reading Blues & Teals

Backyard Habitats, Colors, Flowers, Gardening, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Colors of the Rainbow as Seen in the Garden

Flowers have so many beautiful colors, but other than just to make us humans happy, why are flower colors so diverse? Pollinators have the important job of transferring genetics from one flower to another to allow for fertilization and ultimately growth of future generations of flowers and plants. In order to attract the most effective… Continue reading Colors of the Rainbow as Seen in the Garden

Adaptations, Animals, Backyard Habitats, Flowers, Gardening, Plants, The Art of Ecology, Wildlife Behavior

Pollination – Amazing Plant & Animal Relationships

Last month, I had a wonderful opportunity to learn more about pollinators, like the honeybee, at the nationally recognized botanical garden - Longwood Gardens! This professional development opportunity allowed me to not only learn about these amazing plant & animal relationships, but to witness first hand active pollination in the outdoor gardens and photograph some… Continue reading Pollination – Amazing Plant & Animal Relationships

Adaptations, Colors, Flowers, Gardening, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Orchids – the Mischievous Flower

Flowers rely on pollinators like bees, beetles, birds, moths, butterflies, bats, and other creatures to spread pollen from one flower to the next in order to create seeds. Flowers have adapted their color, shape, or aroma to attract the type of pollinator that would best suit them - for example, hummingbirds like red tube flowers.… Continue reading Orchids – the Mischievous Flower

birds, Flowers, Gardening, Plants, The Art of Ecology

Living Coral – Pantone Color of the Year and Nature

Living Coral - the Color of the Year! We can expect to see more of this color in our lives and on our news feeds. Pantone has selected this color because "Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment. In reaction to the onslaught of… Continue reading Living Coral – Pantone Color of the Year and Nature