Category Archive: Flora & Fauna

Apr 24

Reflections

Gibbs Gardens

These photos were taken with my Nikon Digital Camera D3200 a week ago. Computer woes have keep me from posting these before now. For this post I’ve selected some of the many shots I took that show reflections in the wide variety of water features. © Linda Woodward Geiger. All Rights Reserved.

Apr 16

Azaleas et al at Callaway Gardens

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Continue to imagine spending a perfect spring day with dear friends at one of Georgia’s loveliest gardens. Callaway Gardens is a destination! The gardens consist of about 2,500-acres of delight attractions including the Overlook Azalea Garden and Pavilion, the Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl, the Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel (where my Charlie and I were married …

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Apr 16

Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center

Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, Calloway Gardens

Imagine spending a perfect spring day with dear friends at one of Georgia’s loveliest gardens. It can’t get any better than that! One of the many attractions at Callaway Gardens (a 2,500-acre garden) is the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, a large conservatory. In this post I’m sharing some of the shots I took with …

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Apr 10

Trail from the Base of the Falls Revisited

Wildflowers at Amicalola Falls

Spring has decided it may come to the North Georgia Mountains after all. Hooray! Although the spring wildflowers have a ways to go, the little sprouts and blossoms make me happy. Some days you just can’t win. I managed to leave home without charging the battery for my Nikon camera so I only captured a …

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Mar 19

Amicalola Falls: Trail from the Base of the Falls

un-opened Blood Root (Whippoorwill Trillium in the background)

Spring is so near, but seems so far away. The North Georgia Mountains continue to be colder than usual for this time of year and the spring wildflowers are not making their normal progress. On the 9th of March, I traversed some of the Trail from the Base of the Amicalola Falls and was surprised …

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Mar 16

Spring Is Finally in the Air

Gibbs Gardens

Spring plants are a little bit behind schedule here in the North Georgia Mountains this year—our winter has been a bit colder than usual. I’ve been waiting and waiting for the wild flowers to waken at Amicalola Falls and the daffodils to strut their stuff at Gibbs Gardens. After closely watching both areas for two …

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Apr 11

Wordless Wednesday

Gibbs Gardens

Apr 04

Wordless Wednesday

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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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