Tag Archives: Flowers

My Garden Here and There

I took these pictures while on a morning walk ’round my garden yesterday. The new purple morning glory seems to like its spot, and the cactus I rescued has yet again thanked me, this time with four gorgeous white flowers. The milkweed that popped up on its own has provided a lovely spot for monarch […]

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Rainy Day In My Garden

It started raining yesterday morning, and came down quite hard through the day and night. Lots more rain is in the forecast, surprisingly enough! I decided to take a walk before it really started to come down, and then wandered through my yard. I live in a mobile home in a senior community (55+) with […]

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Closeups of Rose Parade Floats

(19 photos) Volunteers are scrambling these days to put the finishing touches on the gazillion flowers, seeds, bark, who-knows-what affixed to the floats for Pasadena’s annual Rose Parade on January 1st. I went to the after-parade viewing area a couple years ago.  This blog post features some pictures from my visit, albeit a very crowded […]

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Yellow Hibiscus in My Front Yard

Daily Foto Fix taken at the golden hour of a beautiful yellow hibiscus blooming in my front yard. ~SueBee

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Pink Petunia

Perky pink petunias to brighten a gloomy, rainy morning in Southern California. ~SueBee

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Poppy Pod

Monday morning Foto Fix of a poppy pod with shadowing that caught my eye. ~SueBee

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Lazy Daisy

Today’s Foto Fix, edited to add a soft touch, was taken as the sun was setting near the coast at Corona del Mar. ~SueBee

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Fields of Color

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at the flower fields in Carlsbad, California. Gorgeous color to be seen in every direction! ~SueBee

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Happy Earth Day

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at Descanso Gardens and features fallen camellia blossoms someone laid out in a spiral. This photo seemed a good one for 2016 Earth Day! ~SueBee

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Officially Spring

Celebrating the first day of Spring with a picture of lavender growing at Descanso Gardens. ~SueBee

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Descanso Gardens in March, part 1

Descanso Gardens is a photographer’s paradise in any season, but early in the year has always been my favorite. These pictures were taken two weeks ago during my spontaneous visit to the gardens in La Canada Flintridge, right next door to the city of La Crescenta where I spent a delightful childhood. Enjoy your weekend! […]

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Happy Faces

Today’s Foto Fix features sweet pansies showing off at Descanso Gardens this past Saturday. ~SueBee

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Descanso’s Camellias

I visited Descanso Gardens yesterday, famous for the extensive collection of camellias. It’s a beautiful place in La Canada Flintridge, a town near where I grew up, and about 50 miles from my current home in Orange. Descanso Gardens had once been the estate of Elias Manchester Boddy and family; the history can be found at this […]

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Tri-color Hibiscus

Today’s Foto Fix of a colorful hibiscus was taken on Saturday at the San Diego Zoo. Isn’t it beautiful?! ~SueBee

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Blue Lilies by the Pond

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens recently. ~SueBee

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Whimsical Garden Scene

The flowers in this scene, taken a week ago at Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, look like little critters waving hello. I don’t know what they are, but they’re both pretty and adorable at the same time. ~SueBee

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Pale Yellow and Pink Roses

A visit to the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino yesterday, and wandering around the beautiful rose garden brings today’s Foto Fix. It was a delightfully overcast, cool day, perfect for all the walking I did. The roses have a vintage look, don’t you think? ~SueBee

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Red Lily

Spotted this lovely red what I think is a lily at Huntington Library and Gardens, and it seems like a great candidate for our Daily Foto Fix. ~SueBee

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Happy Easter!

A lovely row of spring flowers for a lovely spring day! Photo taken at South Coast Botanical Garden. Happy Easter! ~SueBee

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Spring is Sprung

Happy first day of Spring, everyone! The photos in this gallery were taken at the Fullerton Arboretum, and seem the perfect fit for the day. While those of us living in Southern California haven’t been under snow or had many cold days, we do enjoy the colorful flowers and greenery of the new season. Knowing the brilliant green will […]

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