Life in Death: Emerging from Winter to Encounters with Buds & Florals

The other Thursday the weather was crisp and dry so I decided to seize the day and pop into Kew Gardens. ┬áHere are a series of pictures I took of buds against the dappled light; I think they are pussy willows:     Here’s a landscape format version where the diagonals suggest to me a … Read more

The Darling Buds of … March

Here are a few pictures I took this week at Kew Gardens. It was a very cold but very bright day. The magnolia trees were particularly striking to me and in various stages of flowering. I like the long fuchsia and purple buds:   There were pretty trees in full bloom. I think I must … Read more