Pretty Sting

This was a case where I was really happy for having Photoshop… I’d taken a couple of different captures of this flower, but I didn’t like a major part of the two best ones. So, I combined them, removing the offending bits. One didn’t have the dark rain drops on the petals (on the right) […]

Worf Tree

When I was a kid I was never thrilled when my parents dragged me along to a garden (or greenhouse or craft store)… but age has it’s revenge. Now I love going and of course drag my own youngest against his will. This tree (bush?) is at the Olbrich Botanical Garden in Madison, Wisconsin. I […]

Stoned

I was excited to find out Toledo had a Botanical Garden, though to be honest I’d been spoiled for it having been to the one in Madison, Wisconsin with my folks. Toledo’s doesn’t have nearly as much in it, though there’s a nice river and bridge and some neat statues. I’m not sure what it […]

Faery Crown

One of the places my dad liked to go with his camera was¬†Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin. Gardening was one of his obsessions, and Olbrich has a very large sprawling collection of growing things to take interest in. On my last trip to visit my mom, we spent a few hours on a busy […]