Category Archives: Gardens

Outside My Door

Early last year I was asked to do a presentation at the Oshawa Camera Club. Here is the video I created using photos taken just “Outside My Door”. Continue reading

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Squirrel Proof? …..I Don’t Think So!

Many people find red squirrels “adorable” and I’m no exception!  Their beautiful chestnut coloured fur, bushy red tails, off-white under-bellies, tufted ears and white-rimmed eyes make them a great subject for nature photographs. Here is a group of photos that … Continue reading

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Attracting Baltimore Orioles……My Secret

Since creating my protected areas for birds, I was always hopeful that I could attract Baltimore Orioles. If I was fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of these elusive birds, it was early in May. My attempts to keep them around my … Continue reading

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Perfect Peonies

On May 28th., I was in Oshawa and luckily had my camera with me.  With 30 minutes to spare before an appointment, I decided to visit the Oshawa Botanical Gardens at the Children’s Arena, 155 Arena St. I realized that … Continue reading

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The Many Colours of Spring

With the warmer weather of the past few weeks, my garden beds have put on a wonderful show of colour. Many of the bulbs that I have planted over the years have multiplied. I add a few new packages of … Continue reading

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BIRDS VISITING MY WINTER FEEDERS

This winter has been very busy at my feeders. I believe that February 2015 was the coldest February ever recorded and at our farm, we had more snow than in most past years. We also attracted a lot of hungry … Continue reading

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Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens: Peonies in Bloom

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A week ago, I made a visit to the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens a few days before the Peony Festival.  It is so much easier to photograph those beautiful blooms without the crowds milling about and tripping over my tripod! … Continue reading

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