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Tag Archives: moss
A Photo a Week Challenge: WEATHERED
The topic for this week’s photo challenge from Nancy Merrill Photography is WEATHERED. During a garden trip to northern Virginia in 2004 I spied this rock formation. It shows centuries of weathering in the stones and growth of moss. Please … Continue reading
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Weekly Photo Challenge: FACE
The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is FACE. I saw this “moss-face” in a display garden at the spring Home and Garden Show last February. How would you like to come upon this critter in a dark woods? … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, Nature, Weekly Photo Challenge Tagged moss 34 Comments
February Garden Photography: Monochrome
HeyJude has issued her Garden Photo challenge for February to illustrate MONOCHROME. Pine Needles: Moss: Stone: Leaves: https://smallbluegreenflowers.wordpress.com/2016/02/07/garden-photography-monochrome/
Posted in Gardening, Nature, Photo Challenge Tagged garden photography, leaves, moss, photography, pine needles, stone 5 Comments
Weekly Photo Challenge- Serenity
This week’s Photo Challenge is Serenity An old stump in my woods, slowly returning to the earth from whence it came, lovingly sheltered and cared for by a soft caress of moss.
Posted in Nature, Weekly Photo Challenge Tagged moss, Photo, postaday, stump 6 Comments
A Friday Walk in the Woods
One of the main attractions that encouraged us to select the location on which to build our house was the presence of a wooded area at the back of the lot. It is a permanent “green space,” so our view is … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, Nature Tagged acorn, American cedar, Aucuba japonica, Autumn fern, Becky daisies, brush pile, Camellia japonica, compost, Cotinus coggygria, Debutante, dogwood, Dryopteris erythrosora, Encore azalea, Euonymous americanus, flood plain, fringe tree, green space, Hearts-a-bustin', hickory, honeysuckle, Korean boxwood, loropetalum, moss, oak, purple barberry, raspberry, redbud, sassafras, sea myrtle, Smoke Tree, Strawberry Bush, stream, sugar maple, sweet gum, tulip poplar, Virginia creeper, Virginia sweetspire, wild cherry, wild grape, winged elm, woods 8 Comments
Another Weekend in the Mountains
Last weekend in the mountains of North Carolina I spent a delightful afternoon walking back woods roads and following a rushing stream. The streams in the area were running strong after a series of heavy rains. In poking around the woods I came across … Continue reading