“A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke” ― Vincent van Gogh
By: Proserpina, 11:34 PM GMT on August 17, 2014
The following 'story' was written for a group overseas. I decided to share it here as well.
MY ONE HOUR ADVENTURE
My Remote Shootaboot outing which took place on the 10th of August took me to the Green Springs Gardens. I often go to this garden with friends but this time I invited my hubby who accepted. Once we got there he told me that I had an hour at the garden, that’s it! I believe that I took almost 500 photos in less than one hour! O...
Updated: 5:14 PM GMT on August 18, 2014
By: Proserpina, 1:47 PM GMT on August 01, 2014
DANCE OF THE FLOWERS, part 6
Tropaeolum commonly known as nasturtium, literally "nose-twister" or "nose-tweaker"), is a genus of roughly 80 species of annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants. The name was given by Carl Linnaeus.. The name of ‘Nose twister’ was given because they produce an oil that is similar to that of watercress (Nasturtium officinale).
Nasturtiums are native to South and Central Am...
Updated: 8:06 PM GMT on August 16, 2014
By: Proserpina, 1:08 AM GMT on July 07, 2014
DANCE OF THE FLOWERS, part 5 - HEMOROCALLIS
Daylily is the common name for plants of the genus Hemerocallis
The name Hemerocallis comes from the Greek words ἡμέρα (hēmera) "day" and καλός (kalos) "beautiful". This name alludes to the flowers which typically last no more than 24 hours. The flowers of most species open in early morning and wither during the following night, possibly replaced by another one on the sam...
Updated: 1:40 PM GMT on July 29, 2014
By: Proserpina, 11:38 PM GMT on June 17, 2014
I wrote the post below for another site as part of a photo project. Since it is about flowers, I am going to post it here too. I will also add other tidbits as time and opportunity present themselves.
DANCE OF THE FLOWERS, PART 4
Fragrant o’er all the western groves
The tall magnolia towers unshaded.
June 14 and 15 were filled with many activities and I had many photo opportunities for th...
Updated: 5:47 PM GMT on June 28, 2014
By: Proserpina, 3:00 PM GMT on May 29, 2014
DANCE OF THE FLOWERS, PART 3
It's time for Roses....
... and for Poppies
... and Waterlilies
Updated: 10:14 PM GMT on June 16, 2014