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Photo Editing – Keepers and Cropping

Winter is the time to catch up on all the photography editing and post production from during the past year.  Or in the case of this sequence of photos, from years ago.

Begonia 'Escargot' varigated foliage swirl

While I was working on the American Meadow Garden book, now 4.5 years ago, I stopped by Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.  The entire campus is the Arboretum, but around the garden office the staff creates the most amazing containers of foliage plants.  Being incredibly busy with the book and projects since, my editing and the post production processing of this job never seemed a priority. Continue Reading →

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day-February 2009

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February would usually prove to be a difficult month for me to show anything in bloom except for a few house plants. But being in Israel for the winter, I’m surrounded by blooms. January and February normally have temperatures in the 30s-50s range. But this winter, the average temperature has been in the mid-60s, with the result being that some early spring specimens are blooming. Continue Reading →

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