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Two Quince in a Tree

It is a great pleasure to be wandering in a garden looking for pictures, and a privilege when she offers fruit. These two Chinese quince (Pseudocydonia sinensis) seemed to be a team, companions on a leaden tree in Western Hills...

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One of the delightful challenges for any garden photographer is to find the photo that best illustrates the story in front of you. That can...

Sunshine or Shade

When I was first learning about gardening photography I quickly figured out I should never shoot in bright sunlight. The camera cannot hold details in...

How to Photograph an Eclipse

I guess this photo tip has nothing to do with photographing plants or gardens, but so many people seemed surprised I was able to...

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There is increasing scientific evidence that healthy soils could sequester all the airborne carbon in the Earth's atmosphere which is the major cause of...

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John Greenlee is known as the Grass Man.  His extensive knowledge of ornamental grasses and garden meadow making have led him to corporate commissions...

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A gardener visiting Minnesota in the summer discovers a climate that revels in big beautiful native perennials.  The influences of the northern prairie can be seen in...

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I try to treat every garden I visit with a sense of wonder, open to what it reveals, always looking for photographs to present...

Leading into Natives

Native plant gardens are often hard to photograph.  Many native gardeners care more about the plants and habitat than the aesthetics.  This is perfectly...

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