Every January it’s the same! An unconscious response to additional seconds of daylight triggers that urge to rush the growing season! Anticipation wraps me in its warm embrace. Dreams of gardening activities fill my head.
By mid-February, like an addict, satisfying his cravings, I have “just a few” seedlings reaching toward the lights. Oh, what satisfaction this defiant early start gives, even with the problems it creates!
Here in zone 8, despite a few setbacks, gardening activities are humming by mid-March, at the very latest.Spring bulbs put on a dazzling show, followed by flowering shrubs and
First rainbows of bearded iris, then dazzling displays of day lilies carry us through April – May.
Three glorious months of breathtaking Spring beauty, then the heat of June brings its own gardening challenges,
How many times I have sighed “I wish I could enjoy my spring garden all year.”
Well, guess what! I can!
Preserve the memory; share the beauty
Take pictures. You can share your garden pleasure via social net working It’s not difficult and you don’t need any special, expensive equipment or exceptional talent,
Seems everybody has a camera these days and digital point and shot makes it super simple.
You can learn a few tricks that can give you exceptionally beautiful photographs whether you area using your phone or a more conventional digital camera.
For my photos I use a Canon Powershot SX130S. Photo editing is not really necessary, but I do use a Kodak Easy Share for some touch up.
The camera has features that I simply do not understand, but I have learned by using the auto focus” and “landscape” settings I can do a pretty good job of preserving my garden activities; I chose to share on Facebook.for double the pleasure.
Take pictures of your garden. It is easy, it is fun.
The photographs in this blog are examples of what I have been able to accomplish with no knowledge of photography.
If I can do it, YOU can do it.