Lovely little asters catching a bit of sunlight coming through the Aspen canopy in McClure Pass near Marble, Colorado. Image copyrighted and registered with Library of Congress. Any use requires licensing from Martha Lochert. http://www.MarthaLochertPhotography.com
Dianthus barbatus, or “Sweet William” is part of a genus of 300 species, which includes carnations. Sweet Williams are short-lived perennials which were first noted in the English botanist John Gerald’s garden catalog in 1596, but Dianthus are native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. I like growing Dianthus because they are pretty hardy through […]
The graceful flow of stamen over orange lily petals … http://www.MarthaLochertPhotography.com Image copyrighted. Any use requires licensing from Martha Lochert.
Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. May you feel the love that gives us life and breath on this and every day. http://www.MarthaLochertPhotography.com Image copyrighted. Any use requires licensing from Martha Lochert.
Though it is a happily accepted responsibility which brings much joy, the stewardship of the life of another soul is a daunting and sacrificial task which spans decades. May all mothers know their worth on this Mother’s Day. Enjoy. Image copyrighted. Use prohibited without permission or licensing from Martha Lochert.
It’s May; time for the fleeting once-a-year blossoms on the Saguaro cactus. If you want to photograph them, get up early in the morning, as they are night-bloomers and their blossoms soon wilt in the sun. These were photographed at about 10 AM and already show signs of burning up from the sunlight. Image copyrighted. Reproduction and […]
Generally I’m not a fan of the color pink, but this beauty caught my eye when it bloomed in the front yard of one of my neighbors. As it turned out, this was just the first of several dozen blooms which erupted in wash of fuscia over her collection of cactus. These are night-blooming Cereus, which are […]
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It’s Valentine’s Day; the middle of February. There’s another five weeks of winter, but today was like a beautiful spring day in Tucson. We’ve had some cold wet days lately, but today was sunny and calm with a high temperature of seventy four degrees. Yippee! This photo is of the succulent aloe ferox (Bitter Aloe) flowering as though spring has arrived. Doesn’t the rich […]
“A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions – so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect. “ ~Adabella Radici Image copyrighted. Reproduction, copying & file sharing prohibited.