There is a wonderful beauty to lilies, both wild and domestic.
Archive for ‘Portland Outings’
Visit to the Oregon Garden
In mid-April we visited the Oregon Garden east of Salem. The complex covers 80 acres and has been in existence since 2001. The […]
Colorful Wooden Shoe Tulips
Forty acres of vivid multicolored tulips and mostly sunny weather brought us to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest near Woodburn. […]
Eye Candy at the Auto Show
Prancing ponies, polished chrome and highly-waxed sheet metal. The Oregon International Auto Show had arrived at the Convention Center. We toured the […]
Designer Garden Tour
Designer gardens in Portland’s Eastside. We decided to sign up and take the tour on a pleasant Saturday afternoon.
Rare Plants and My Favorite Model
The Rare Plant Research Nursery held their annual open house in mid-May south of Oregon City. We decided to take […]
Rhododendron Gardens Visit
A dark and drizzly day at the Rhododendron Gardens. A fine day for taking pictures. No harsh contrast, soft light, […]
Delicate Ice Artistry
Begin with six to eight inches of snow spread over several days. Add freezing rain.
Home Flowers in Early Summer
For a change of pace, here’s a teaser from last year. Garden flowers were in bloom and the bees were […]
Little Green Visitor
Rubbing the sleep out of my eyes, I noticed a peculiar visitor on our deck. It was a very small, […]