Sunday, September 27, 2009

Rosa Rugosa var. Alba

To read my views about this rose visit the Journal

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Funny Face Shrub Rose

Funny Face shrub rose

Just added to the Rose Collection section. BAIface is sold as Funny Face, which I think suits this hybrid shrub rose perfectly. The photo used on the site is a close-up.

Hope it will survive our cold winter. It bloomed all summer.

Complete Roses: Featuring 100 Easy-Growing Favorites

Friday, September 25, 2009

Pasque Flowers

Pulsatilla Vulgaris is now in the Perennials section. A second image of the seed heads was added as a mouseover. If you look for more information on this perennial herb, check also under Anemone pulsatilla.

Pasque Flower Print

Thursday, September 24, 2009

The 25 Best Tulips for Your Garden

Every year I add more tulips. Found a few possibilities in this slide show.

The 25 Best Tulips for Your Garden

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

How to grow tuberous begonias

I was surfing for information on Begonias when I found this site with instructional videos. The site is called Graspr and a link was added in the Online tools section.

Found one on how to grow tuberous begonias by the head gardener at White Flower Farm. The video is now embedded in the Begonia category of the weblinks. More links will be added.

Begonias: Cultivation, Identification, and Natural History

Friday, September 18, 2009

Being grey

Just added a new t-shit on Zazzle with just words I repeat every so often when asked why I don't hide my greys.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Desert Rose

I'm now adding photos of houseplants in the Journal section. If and when it will bloom, it will be added to the main page.

The Adenium Obesum makes an unusual looking bonsai.

101 Essential Tips Cacti And Succulents

Monday, September 7, 2009

Red at Night Tall Bearded Iris

Just added this photo in the Bulb section Made no adjustments. Took the shot when the first bud opened, so no faded bloom to ruin the scene.

The Iris Book

Friday, September 4, 2009

Pasque Flower enhance with Topaz

Photoshop Filters

My first post with a Topaz-Simplify enhanced photo.
I love this photo but the background on the left ruined the effect on the original.
It's still not perfect but not as harsh.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Profile Cards

I use profile cards to share my email and website information. Now I decided to design my own. They come in a small plastic sleeves that fits in your pocket or purse. No need to look for pen and paper anymore when I want to invite someone to visit my site or contact me by email.

Blue Evening Sky Profile Card & Apothecary Rose Profile card