Putting the Garden to Bed

I have finally put my garden to bed for the long rainy winter ahead, raking the fallen leaves from my Japanese leaf maple over the delicate Quinault strawberries and (I fervently hope) hardy herbs. Probably the hardest task was cutting back the remaining flowers like...

Dew Drops

I was walking through our local community garden with my camera one crisp, fall morning and noticed the beauty of dew drops pooling at the center of large, deep green nasturtium leaves. The drops of water magnified the silvery veins of the leaves and reflected the...