Did You Ever Notice…

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Did you ever notice, as you go out into the garden to try to capture an image of something that looks really pretty to the human eye….

June 1, 2013 old 005 (3)
….That the camera sees so much more?

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When the pixels are loaded onto the laptop, it is a much more detailed and fascinating universe out there.

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For example, the difference in not only the petal reflex and petal color, but the fuzzy pollen appearing from once smooth and silky stamens on Lilium martagon x ‘Mrs. R. O. Backhouse’ as the blooms age escaped me. I never noticed that before, but this is only the second year for her growing here. The promise is made right here and now to be more observant. And/or to take more photos.

June 1, 2013 old 007 (2)
Last year there was a lily experiment of sorts, click here to read the story about it. A mixture of the scented asiatics was planted in…

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About Shenandoah Kepler

Hi! I’m Shenandoah and I love to garden. I am becoming an ancient gardener, and am finding new ways to stay digging and enjoying the land.
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