Category Archives: Plants

Steep, Colorful, Wet, Mossy, Granite Cliffs

Here are some exquisite examples of this granite, moss-covered and tree-lined cliff at Rudyerd Bay  near Ketchikan.  Most of the world’s fjords (i.e. Norway), which are glacier-formed narrow inlets with steep cliffs, are found in only a handful of countries and some of … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter #8 Bear!!

For the few who know – Eames; for the other viewers – truly, no worries!!  Simply enjoy this uncanny resemblance to wildlife!  

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Centerpiece

For just a second, the wind on the lake died down and this purple petunia was stilled.

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Black Magic

The Black Magic Elephant Ear caladium is a tuberous, upward-growing plant displaying thick burgundy-colored stalks that support remarkably huge, velvety smooth, deep purplish-black leaves – a nice and unique contrast in the garden.

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Glass-Colored Roses

Just some creative playing…

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Chance Encounter #5

Rat snakes feed on rats, mice, birds, and other reptiles. The black rat snake, as the name implies, is completely black except for a white chin. These snakes vary greatly in color in different areas of North Carolina, and more rare … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter #2

A hawk scoping things out at the water’s edge, and up close with another deer.

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Bee Heaven

So many places for this bee to bumble in a giant red wall of nectar…

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Strings Attached

mountain laurel colors – pink, red, white, yellow and lime green

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Rusted Azaleas

Come close…  closer…  even closer….    

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