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PURPLE IRIS

PURPLE IRIS IN SUNLIGHT

Purple Iris

This Purple Iris was grown in our Backyard Garden.

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Black-Eyed Susans

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My wife planted Black-Eyed Susans a few years ago and they really took off.  They will spread like wild fire if you don’t keep a tight reign on them.  I see  them on lots of golf courses in the Midwest.

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Cardnals gathering at the Feeder Tree

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It was really snowing this day and the Cardinals were gathering in strength at the feeder.  At one time I counted eighteen!  I realize it’s hard to see them as the snow was really coming down.

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Spring in the Backyard – Touched Up

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I shot and posted this image earlier but brought it back up for a little work.  Particularly the Flowering Crab and Daisy Plants.

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Foggy Spring Morning

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I believe this was shot in the Spring of 2016 but perhaps this Spring. Remember, my Point and Shoot’s date and time stamp feature has stopped working.  It’s set, forever, on December 1979.

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The Last Train through Town

 

I shot this image, the last train through Peoria Heights, Illinois, on May 9th, 2009.  I posted it back then but it was lost when I lost my hard drive – fortunately, not all the images.  My IT Guru recovered many of them for me.

The train engineer, shown in the image, told me, “this is it, the last diesel or any other train that’ll ever be seen on this track. He was correct.  The Peoria Park District purchased the right of way, or made some agreement with the railroad, however that’s done, and the rest is history.  As most of you know, the area is now a bicycle/walking track.  Right off the back of our property.

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Single Cone Plant

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I found this image in my archives from April 2012. The plant was a bit haggard but, in my opinion, the color out weighed what might have been –  just another Cone Plant.

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Muffin asleep on Flower Guard

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Well, Muffin, was caught dozing while protecting our flowers.  We did not put her on KP duty.

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Early Spring 2017

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I took this image on April 14th this spring from inside the house as it was to cool for me to go out.  I’m afraid it’s not as well focused as any of us would like  – particularly the Flowering Crab.  I worked with it a bit in Photoshop Elements 6 but was unable to improve it beyond what you see here.  Anyway, it was early morning light and the Flowering Crabs flower’s are a crimson red. On the left is a Lilac Bush which, at the time, had not blomed.

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Large Hosta

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This large Hosta, transplanted by my wife, Jean, from another part of our yard, is growing up against our garage.  It is really going to take over.

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Landscaping – always a continuing process

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We have been doing some landscaping over the past years.  Just beyond our fence is the bicycle/walking/jogging track developed and laid by our Park District.  My wife, Jean, with the help of one of our daughter’s, Stephanie, get all the credit here. The work in progress,  the upper left of the image, is a Trumpet Vine.  The large trellis has yet to be fastened to the fence.  It’s attached to a smaller trellis with green garden tape/velcro at this point.

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Stella de Oro

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My wife has a green thumb as you can see.  For your info …  I shot this with my Canon 75-300 Zoom Lens – and my Canon T3 set on Landscape. I don’t have a Macro lens so this works for me when shooting more than one subject.  Of course my camera has a Macro setting but I like the long lense.  This shot is hand held!  Just my way to have fun.

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