Bare and Exposed
One fallen petal left the inside of magnolia blossom bare and exposed at Ogden Gardens – Valparaiso, Indiana. A perfect set=up for me to click a few macro shots and I took advantage of it, of course! The magnolia blossoms won’t last too much longer so I’ve got to capture them as often as possible…
Patterns in Nature
Patterns in nature are anything but surly. In fact, I find them just the opposite of ugly or glum. Many of nature’s stencils are bright, cheerful, and pleasant. Other patterns may be presented in a quieter or gentler fashion but they are just as refined. Fandango’s One Word Challenge – Surly
Macro Monday Magnolia blossoms are showing off a dazzling of spring through their splendid details at Ogden Gardens in Valparaiso, Indiana. Ragtag Daily Prompt – Splendid
Day 53 of 365 Spring’s first buds that appear in my back yard are usually on our magnolia tree and they have made their appearance once again. Soon they will slowly open into fullness as in the two blooms above from previous years. Flower of the Day
Spring Has Sprung
Happiness! Spring has sprung at Ogden Gardens.