Cherish is my favorite word, and I cherish the ability of turning the routine into a beautiful moment.
Nature creates in me, a spiritual and meditative time to bring peace, harmony and balance, into an otherwise ordinary day~
Mary Howell Cromer







Thursday, October 25, 2012

Last of the Garden~



Last of the garden flowers.  
Today is going to be another October 80' temperature day and then....the bottom falls out, according to the weather person.  
So with this post I bid farewell to these beauties and look forward to viewing them when they arrive in the gardens once again~

 
 
 
 


Many of my flower images are taken across the lane in Mona's garden.  
She has recently lost 2 siblings and so I am dedicating this post to her family~
 


 Can you see the little Eastern Cottontail;')~  
It thought it was in good hiding from me and guess what it was and there were 2 others near by, that I could barely see at all~


Autumn's fruit begins to ripen and that means very soon the Waxwings shall arrive...yeah~


 Last season the corn stalks rose above this trumpet vines, and this years thousands of acres barely made it this height~


 I had the husby turn around so that I could get these images of Tobacco plants at sunset~
 


 I adore visiting Henry's Ark to check on the Wood Ducks and other creatures that have a home there~
 
 
 
 
 
 

11 comments:

  1. Nice blog, and it is to see the lovely Wood Ducks.

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  2. i like the apples and the wood duck hen. such a pretty one. like the fence shot, too!

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  3. We still have roses believe it or not. Everything else is gone. Your shots are beautiful! The wood duck is gorgeous! I like the muted colors of the females.

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  4. Gorgeous light in the rose of sharon! Great shot of the duck!

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  5. Wonderful post, and beautiful photos! Really like the shot with the fence in it.

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  6. Wonderful mosaics! Thanks for sharing!
    Markus

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  7. Beautiful series from your garden.
    The flower was so nice.
    Wish you a great weekend.
    From Hilda

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  8. Beautiful!!! The wood ducks, I really like...and you know what else sets off your wonderful collage works? The bicycle. Awesome composition.

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  9. Mary, your posts are always full of such beauty! Lovely flowers, gorgeous fence shot and such lovely ducks!

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  10. We're heading towards summer downunder - and I'm looking forward to that about as much as you're looking forward to winter!! But looking at your marvellous photos shows me what it'll all be like in about 6 months time!

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  11. I got a real feeling of warm, autumn sunshine there Mary with your lovely mosaics and photos. I too like the shot with the bicycle - very creative. It's suddenly gone very cold here - 2 or 3 degrees today and no good at all. Enjoy the sun while you can and have a great weekend.

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