April 27, 2018

Garden Week Randoms

1. The gardens at Glen Burnie are beautifully enhanced by creeks and ponds. A recirculating system pumps the water back up from the lower gardens. I showed a duck playing in the creek on Wednesday. Here's a little waterfall rendered in black and white.

Glen Burnie is in Winchester, Virginia.

2. We were at Glen Burnie because someone I know was giving a photography talk. Jackie Bailey Labovitz explained how she makes wonderful images of wild flowers. She puts a tremendous effort into these artful photographs.

I've been to her gallery in Sperryville and also we were in a Photoshop class together.

3. These cheerful tulips were blooming at Glen Burnie. (Orange you glad it's Friday?  Floral Friday.)

4. On Wednesday I made a brief stop at the Carrier Arboretum in Harrisonburg. It was a wonderland of blooms, with wild flowers, spring bulbs, azaleas, and flowering trees!

Sharing with Weekend Reflections and Skywatch Friday.

5. The final images show a path in Carrier Arboretum. For the second version, I added a sketch filter and a vignette. 


  1. ...you can never go wrong photographing nature, what a fabulous subject. Thanks Linda for stopping by, enjoy your weekend.

  2. How I love the tulips! Beautiful garden in spring..

  3. I really like the bottom two images...interesting post-edits on the last one. Well done!

  4. Another great series Linda. Thank you for the links and for the info on a couple of places that are on our bucket list. Very interested in your edits also.

  5. Hi Linda,
    All the photos are beautiful but I especially loved the photo of the reflection on the water, is spectacular.
    Have a nice weekend
    Maria from
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  6. it must be very fresh and thirst-quenching, the water of this stream. I like the picture

  7. All nice photographs Linda but your first one is stunning ...

    All the best Jan

  8. The arbouretum looks beautiful, and love the shot of the tulips!

  9. Wonderful photos...I always love a river, and I'm guessing the arboretum provided you plenty of photo opportunities! Thanks for sharing.
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

  10. I love the shot of the flowering trees along the water!


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