skeys

skeys

Lives in United States Reno, NV, United States
Joined on Jan 7, 2002

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  • so let me try to give you some help. Having read every post in this thread, I see suggestions being given to you which you promptly seem to ignore, followed by an explanation (again and again and ...
  • Replied in Hidden treasure
    There is one person, Gino, whose plot in the Dayton Community Garden dominates all the others. With great patience, he loves to tell visitors his secrets for his resounding success. When my ...
  • Thanks, Brad, for continuing to show your mastery of the 500mm focal length. I really like that second shot you posted; it's another winner. Steve
  • I didn't notice the water drops in your original version.
  • Just wondering about the little, black speck on the, ummm, let's see... Oh, yeah, pistil of each flower.
  • I certainly don't care when you captured a photo you display here and I doubt anyone else here does, either. Me... I just thank you for posting this one. And I am so very impressed with how you ...
  • minniev, you have such an amazing variety of public places with wonderful gardens to visit. It's like you are the tour guide for those of us following your posts here, plus the threads you author ...
  • What a wonderful collection showing some of the amazing variety of plants available where you live, George. That last one really intrigues me, duo-lobed petals and sepals in a sort of heart shape. ...
  • Very nicely captured, Andrew, and they both deserve to be viewed at "original size". Are those little, tiny bugs on each of the stamens in the hosta? Thanks for posting, Andrew. [edit: AAArrrrgh. I ...
  • Replied in blue and white
    It will be interesting to see if someone here can identify that vine of yours. My guess would be a type of clematis, perhaps clematis armandii. Thanks for posting this one, Harri. Steve
  • To me, the tricycle gives the garden that very old, very well maintained look. Steve
  • What lovely examples of a garden in which one can sit on a bench, relax, and survey the landscape or read a book. Thanks for posting, Harri. Steve
  • Wow!!! What an exemplary series of photos you have posted or our enjoyment here and it includes insects and a critter. Do you maintain that beehive yourself? I have looked through this set more ...
  • I hope you don't mind, jiankliu; I would like to make a change to your statement: Flowers always make nice subjects while it's photographers like you, jiankliu, who capture great photos, like this ...
  • This is how it all begins: Just some seed pods hanging from a cottonwood tree. but when they mature and open, this is what we get: Please click on "1:1 view 100%" to see the result. The air is ...
  • Welcome to Volume 1 #31 of the Garden & Flower Thread. This thread is an invitation to share your photos of: Gardens . . . . . . . . . . . . Flowers in gardens or in the studio Critters that live ...
  • Thank you for posting these, George; and let me see if I got this correct: The first and third photos are of flowers that are related, either on the same plant at different times or on two of the ...
  • Replied in Magnolia's
    In the coming Friday's thread, I will show you Dayton's valley's hargingers of spring, along with a description of the symptoms, LOL. Steve
  • I really like this one, jiankliu: Thanks for posting, jiankliu. Steve
  • Replied in Magnolia's
    Yep, Andrew, that's the magnolia tree I remember from when I was just a kid. Thanks for bringing back the memory, Andrew. Steve
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