Monday, September 30, 2013

Oriental Peony Blossom Macro

Macro Photography By Sandra Foster
When I purchased this perennial many years ago the root had just 2 eyes and very small.  I have divided it many times for my own gardens and have shared with others.  I was told it is considered rare hence the $40.00 for the tiny root at that time.  This blooms very early in the spring and is a nice bushy perennial of about 1 1/2 feet for the rest of the year.  I stake it to keep it from flopping over in the rain and wind.  The leaves are "fern" shaped and most beautiful.  One of my favorite perennials, which I highly recommend to any gardener.

Here is a photo of them in full bloom:

Monday, September 23, 2013

Hen Planter Garden Scene

Photography By Sandra Foster
A lovely garden to shoot in!  Thanks to Danny & Donna for the photo op.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Chive Blossom Macro

Macro Photography By Sandra Foster 
The lowly chive!  Little did I know that if I took a shot of it with my Macro lens it would reveal such beautiful detail.  Can be purchased as a card or print on my Red Bubble Portfolio: "Soft and to the point":