Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 28

Crested Dwarf Iris

Disharoon Valley

A friend and I stole some time this afternoon to walk a bit of the wildflower trail in Disharoon Valley, here in the North Georgia Mountains. We were rewarded with several treasures, but the most regal were a couple of stands of crested dwarf iris. These precious flowers just love the banks of the creek. …

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Mar 28

Wordless Wednesday

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Mar 25

Flowering Trees & Shrubs at Gibbs Gardens

Sweet Shrub

A turn around some of the valley gardens of Gibbs Gardens this morning revealed a lot of flowering shrubs and trees. Some I recognized, others I did not. Time to dig into one of my bookcases to see if I find some photographs or drawings that will help me identify the mystery trees. Better yet, …

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Mar 21

Wordless Wednesday

Gibbs Gardens

Mar 15

Narcissus: Daffodils & Jonquils

Gibbs Gardens

What a difference seven days make!  My short visit to Gibbs Gardens this morning was full of surprises. I had no idea there are so many variations of narcissus—amazing! I shot a few as they bloomed here and there and everywhere. The flowering cherry trees were also delightful! © Linda Woodward Geiger. All Rights Reserved.

Mar 14

Wordless Wednesday: Venice, Florida

Crane at Bird Bay Way

Mar 12

Wildflowers at Amicalola Falls

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My favorite time of year is spring. I never tire of weekly visits to a trail at the base of Amicalola Falls discovering what new wildflower is popping up from the ground or is in bloom. Yesterday I was not disappointed when, with cameras in hand, I climbed the trail. It is times like these …

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Mar 09

Gibbs Gardens

Gibbs Gardens

For over a year we’ve anticipated the grand opening of Gibbs Gardens here in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains. It was well worth the wait! The gardens began over 30 year ago when Jim Gibbs dreamed of developing a “world-class public garden” on his 300-acre private estate off of Yellow Creek Road in …

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Mar 07

Wordless Wednesday: Venice, Florida

Pelican Alley