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Wild Berries 3

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When I was a kid, my grandpa brought us a small raspberry bush for our new house on Monac Drive. We had a garden next to the garage, bordered by a white picket fence. We had strawberries, zucchini, tomatoes and other vegetables. Grandpa planted his single raspberry in a corner of the garden.

Queen Anne's Lace

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I didn’t do any special processing here, just converted it to black and white in Photoshop.

White Rose

Close-up of a white rose in black and white, from the formal gardens at Wildwood Preserve in Toledo.

Red Fairy Duster

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There are usually fairy duster-type flowers in bloom during most of the year in Arizona.

Single Pink Fairy Duster

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Single blossom of the Pink Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla) shrub, taken at the Desert Botanical Garden.

Double Bass Rosin with Music

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Subtitled Fun in the Pit. Melted, squashed, lint-covered Kolstein double bass rosin from Waldir’s pocket. In the background is typical opera bass music.

Barrel Cactus flower

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Waxy bloom on a barrel cactus

Coreopsis

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Single Coreopsis flower.

Single Pansy

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From my second favorite secret garden, located at Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ. A beautifully landscaped courtyard is cut off from the world by hedges and trees. So peaceful.

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The desert willow is a wonderful tree: drought tolerant and beautiful flowers.

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