Monday, July 12, 2010

Before the Storm

Sunday, in between grocery shopping and laundry, I managed to enjoy some precious time with my camera on my front lawn, just before a rain storm hit.
I love how the diffused lighting managed to give these leaves a pinkish tint.
Rosemary.  The only herb I've managed to grow successfully.  Now just to figure out how to use it in cooking.
The remains of a hydrangea.  Love the shades of purples and greens.


  1. Ooooooohhh I love hydrangea - I wish I had a green thumb, thanks for sharing. I flew on over to see your blog, and the detail in your work is divine! Much patience needed to do that ;-) Not only are the colors great in the backgrounds but the faces have so much personality....stop on by if you get the chance Fan page:!/pages/Me-Myself-and-You/105043419547115

  2. Awesome photos, Beth - such gorgeous colours and forms! I'm sure your plants really enjoyed the rain. :0)
    Hugs xxx

  3. Thanks Linda and Jo!
    I really don't have a green thumb at all. I do love taking photos though,
    especially of plants and flowers.


  4. Oh it's beautiful Beth!! I am SO with you... I love to take photos of flowers. You can look through my blog for a minute and see. ;) I want to get a hydrangea, they are so beautiful, but I haven't planted one... yet! Thanks for sharing your photos.

    Fellow Flyer... Jennifer

  5. Hi Jennifer, thanks for stopping by!
    I'll go take a peek at your blog now : D.

  6. How beautiful. It's fun to see flowers that grow in other parts of the country.

  7. rosemary you can just throw into pasta sauce or stick in the oven with chicken. it's that easy. not that i cook! i want to figure out what to do with lavender and mint....

  8. I've done the rosemary with chicken, but never pasta. That's a good idea!
    As for the lavender and mint...CLUELESS