Try as I might, I can't resist
Gardening Gone Wild's photo contest. This month's theme is
Although close-up photography is a lot of fun,
I don't do a lot of it.
I usually focus on pictures that
depict plants as they function in the landscape.
This was the perfect opportunity to bring out some of my
favorite spring close-ups.
Beautiful Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) is pictured at the top.
Spring Japanese Maple foliage
And then, those photogenic Iris.
Is there a more graceful...
endlessly interesting flower than Iris?
My daughter chose this Iris shot as my entry in the contest.
I think she's got a good eye.
Check out all the wonderful entries at Gardening Gone Wild.