This “project” began as country after country closed down. Covid was sweeping across the world and suddenly we were asked to remain at home, unsure of what the future held for us. Knowing I wouldn’t be able to go out, I decided to bring nature in. My eyes became more attuned to the flowers in […]
B&W Wednesday: Droplets
Grüningen, Switzerland (June 2020)
Postcard from Grüningen
As soon as Lockdown ended and places began to reopen, I ventured out to the botanical garden in Grüningen. The garden was founded in 1961, as a private garden with a large collection of trees and shrubs. Now it is a quiet place to walk in peace.
While working on my study of tulips in the garden, I was already planing on doing the same for the roses in my garden. I have to warn you, that in the following post not all roses in my garden are represented. This is because I have early and late bloomers. As with tulips, I […]
Tulips have always fascinated me and over the years I have learned that they don’t all look like something painted by a Dutch master, but rather come in all shapes and colors. I have several different ones in my garden but every year I add more. There is always a tulip, more often than not […]
On of my favorite gardens in California are the Huntington Botanical Gardens. The 120 acres feature 16 themed gardens and there is always something blooming. I can visit many times, and each time I’ll discover something new and enjoy the parts that I have fond memories of. This time, various camellias around the gardens, the […]