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Royal Poinciana - A Summer Spectacular

July 22, 2017 - Summertime in Florida means 90 degree temperatures, oppressive humidity and daily bone-rattling thunderstorms. But we ca...
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Celebrating New Blooms

March 09, 2017 - My Hong Kong Orchid Tree blooms once a year and what a joy it is when that happens! I am always thrilled to welcome this...
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Florida's Wild!

December 18, 2016 - My "Blue Heron" is looking out over the crowd and happily admiring the visitors to "Florida's Wild!" The exciting j...
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Anticipation

December 28, 2015 - There is a special feeling of excitement to looking forward, to thinking about the future, to dreaming about possibiliti...
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Gardenography

June 27, 2015 - Every ​garden -- large and small -- has a story to tell. It may have grassy expanses... ... brilliantly colored f...
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Send a "Spring Bouquet" of Flowers For Mothers Day

April 15, 2015 - "Spring Bouquet" is a folio of my photographs celebrating the floral bounty of the season. This 'bouquet' includes eigh...
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Light Of Day

January 10, 2015 - "Light Of Day" is one of my personal favorite images and has a bit of a story. At the end of the day, as I was heading o...
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Just Published!

November 21, 2014 - The current edition of Florida Designer Homes Magazine has a feature article about my photography. Introducing the annua...
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A Closer Look

September 19, 2014 - The pot of Blue Clerodendron on the patio has been producing lovely blooms all through this hottest and wettest Florida...
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Morning on the Indian River Lagoon

September 10, 2014 - There was the fisherman seining for bait. There I was hoping to capture an image of morning on the lagoon. But there wer...
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A Walk in the Park

August 30, 2014 - On any day a walk at Indian River Side Park in Jensen Beach, Florida, is a pleasure. Depending upon the season you may s...
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Grand Opening

July 30, 2014 - The blooming cycle of Night-Blooming Cereus is one of those feats of nature that has me scratching my head in wonder: ho...
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I'm So Honored!

July 22, 2014 - A wonderful article about me by Renee Phillips, Director of Manhattan Arts International, has been posted on its blog. I...
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Hooray For The Re-Start Button!

July 16, 2014 - My Night-Blooming Cereus plant has been a source of amazement as it produced one bloom its first summer and two its seco...
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Flower Moon

May 24, 2014 - May's full moon is known as the 'flower moon' -- frosts (mostly) are over and soil is warming and ready for planting. It...
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Impossibly Blue Plumbago

March 28, 2014 - Plumbago just loves to grow here in Florida. Look almost anywhere -- front yards, gardens, parks, even the planters at g...
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Yin & Yang

March 09, 2014 - Early morning can be a magical time in the garden -- especially after a rain. This morning the flowers on the Hong Kong...
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Misty Morning

February 26, 2014 - I stepped outside on this foggy morning and saw the bare form of the Crape Myrtle tree hung with stunning ornaments. It...
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Lilies

February 23, 2014 - "When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other." Chinese Pr...
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A Garden Valentine

February 14, 2014 - Roses are a little scarce in the garden lately, but then there are these beauties reminding us to listen to our hearts....
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Nature's Water Colors

February 07, 2014 - Water is not only essential to life, it is also an ever-moving and ever-changing source of remarkable abstract art -- wa...
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Wildflower in the Woods

January 20, 2014 - There is quite a lot to see as you walk the trail at Kiplinger Nature Preserve in Stuart, Florida. It’s a bit of natural...
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Ringing in the New Year

December 27, 2013 - What better way to greet the new year than with this tiny charmer from a Red Flowering Maple. Once again Nature treats o...
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Nature's Art Gallery

December 17, 2013 - Nature displayed an 'art nouveau' creation in the graceful foliage and subtle color palette of this lily plant. How luck...
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Light Bulbs & Bat Flowers

December 06, 2013 - I was at my local big-box store this week to pick up some light bulbs. Now, standing in front of the light bulb shelves...
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As Long As There Are Daisies

December 02, 2013 - Moving to a new house is scary, exciting, labor-intensive, confusing. The light switches aren’t in the usual places. Box...
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Nature's Artistry

September 18, 2013 - With its paint brushes and sculpting tools nature creates the most brilliant works of art. The forms and colors in the n...
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Flower Lessons

September 11, 2013 - There is always something to be learned from nature. As I looked at this Hibiscus, seeing three distinct stages of its l...
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One Orchid

August 30, 2013 - Whether you are in a room full of people or in a garden lush with dozens of different blooms, it can be hard to separate...
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Desert Beauty

August 22, 2013 - My Night-Blooming Cereus plant really outdid itself, giving me two amazing blossoms. It obviously took a breather after...
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Daisy Ballet

August 16, 2013 - All too often when I set out to photograph a particular flower – haul the gear, reach the chosen location, mount the cam...
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Night Blooming Cereus

August 08, 2013 - Friends gave me a pot with cuttings from their Night-Blooming Cereus plant. If you were to walk past the plant you might...
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Tree Stories

July 23, 2013 - The flow of shapes and colors in tree bark can appear like pieces of abstract art. Once you look closely you will be...
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Garden Art

July 10, 2013 - I came upon this scene at Pinder's Nursery in Palm City, Florida. The grounds there contain an amazing variety of flower...
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Art For Healing

July 02, 2013 - My photograph, "Lily By Moonlight," is one of those being given to a new hospital in Bergamo, Italy by The Foundation fo...
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Pond Magic

June 27, 2013 - “Take almost any path you please, and ten to one it carries you down in a dale, and leaves you there by a pool in the st...
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Flamboyance

June 19, 2013 - The Royal Poincianas are making their presence known now in Florida. They're the show-offs of the tree world so they are...
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Magnolia Time

June 10, 2013 - It is a banner year for Magnolias here in Florida. The trees are full of ready-for-prime-time blooms posing for the came...
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The Seedkeepers

June 10, 2013 - There is an absolute riot of Magnolias this time of year. The flowers are upstaging each other and it can be a challenge...
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The Generosity of Ducks

June 08, 2013 - I was at McKee Botanical Gardens in Vero Beach, Florida recently where the lotuses were starting to bloom. I have been r...
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Surprise!

June 07, 2013 - Nature always serves up surprises, and here is one that simply stopped me in my tracks. In a small and quite old residen...
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