Welcome to my Garden Blog

Nature: wild & untouched. Photographing it, preserving it, taking walks and drinking in the landscapes as they unfold.

Gardens: touched by loving hands. Cultivated, nurtured. Drinking in those landscapes is wonderful, as well.

In my garden one enjoys some of both. Generally unpruned & wild, my plants reshape the garden as they grow.

Beyond the garden borders, natives from the Santa Monica Mtns await. Oak trees with their shady canopies. Cactus & Sage in the sun.

Always there are animal creatures to join in the fun.

I look forward to sharing some of my experiences with you as they unfold.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Stand Up and Be Counted

  It was a cool, misty morning and I was up a bit earlier than usual taking my morning walk with my dog.  A “click, click, whir” caught my attention from far up above.  I knew it to be the sound of Anna’s Hummingbirds  (Calypte anna).   I looked for them and discovered they… [Continue Reading]

Wildflowers, Santa Monica Mtns

Wildflowers, Santa Monica Mtns