Gaylen Rose Dahlia A Beauty

This photo shows a beautiful Gaylen Rose dahlia photographed at The Dahlia Garden in Golden Gate Park in The City of San Francisco. The Dahlia is the official flower of The City of San Francisco. The garden is located just east of the San Francisco Conservatory of flowers.  


My Heart Dances With Daffodils

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending…

Bon-Bon Rose A Dainty Beauty

The Floribunda Bon-Bon rose is a pink-blend that transitions to red, in some cases. It was bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1974) and introduced by Jackson & Perkins Co. as Bon-Bon. Blooming in abundance throughout the rose-growing season, this beauty has a mild fragrance.

Nicole Rose A Beauty

The Nicole rose is one of the most beautiful roses I've had the pleasure to photograph at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden in the heart of Silicon Valley. It blooms in mid- to late April each year. This photo's texture has been softened for effect.

Daffodil Days at Filoli

It's that time of year again, when daffodils begin blooming at Filoli, an estate about halfway between Silicon Valley and The City of San Francisco. These Mary Bohannon daffodils were photographed a few seasons ago, but I imagine they will be bloom once again this year at Filoli. If you live in the Bay Area,…