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Welcome to my Blog.
As a nature photographer, I enjoy getting out of doors to go shooting flowers and what better place to find flowers than in a garden. I am fortunate to have a number of friends here in High River, Alberta, who are fabulous gardeners so I have plenty of opportunities locally. I also love to travel and wherever I am I look for gardens to visit. I recently created a gallery of gardens, here on my website, that I have visited. I am now creating a series of blog posts designed to share my garden experiences with whoever happens by.
As we head into a new gardening season, albeit, still under the shroud of Covid, I will continue to add gardens I have visited to my list here. I would love to hear from readers of this blog - have you also visited some of these gardens? Are there gardens near you I should definitely put on my "must visit" list? Or just drop a line to say "Hi"!
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As you may have noticed I am flip-flopping between It All Began in a Garden and In the Artist's Studio, and I hope you are enjoying the change of pace. As I run out of artists from the Highwood Gallery & Gifts to cover, I will reach out to my community and beyond to interview other artists. Is there someone you would like to have covered in one of my writings?
From time to time I may add other topics of interest to me, I hope they will be of interest to you too.
Take care and stay safe.
"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." Audrey Hepburn
May 30, 2021
I had the distinct pleasure to visit Fia Bruinsma's studio this time which was very much a departure from what I am used to. Fia is a silversmith & jewelry artist and her...Read the Full Post »
May 18, 2021
I was finally able to visit the gardens for a Spring photoshoot! We decided to make the drive into more of a road trip but the main event was the gardens.Read the Full Post »
May 08, 2021
Please join me in a walk through this "not to be missed" garden. After years of visiting Victoria, I was finally introduced to this lovely garden. I highly recommend it -...Read the Full Post »
May 01, 2021
Sue Stegmeier is a long-time resident of High River and was known locally as the driving force behind the Literacy for Life program in town, now retired. If you have not...Read the Full Post »
April 29, 2021
As we move ever closer to Spring I am coming nearer to running out of gardens to visit with you. I have been offered a visit to a "Mountain Bluebird Trail" which I am ver...Read the Full Post »
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