'Green Giants' - Western Scotland
Deep in the haunted forests of Western Scotland lurk these slowly moving green giants. This eerie yet fascinating forest is full of mystery and ancient stories of intrigue and witches. It's such a joy to spend time in a forest so imbued of character and atmosphere. It's like reading a good book that you just know will become part of the fabric of your being. Studying ancient natural sculptures like these is time well spent. Solving the puzzle of how to harness their beauty in the frame…
All Things Heathen,Viking and Heathen Related Clothing and accessories
All Things Heathen, One stop shop for All Things Heathen, Viking, Pagan, Celtic and other Heathen based beliefs. We sell everything from jewellery and clothing to homeware and decor. Come check us out and see all the awesome and unique items we have on our online store.
Part of the Fall display at the Bellagio in Las Vegas (IMG_9670a)
I spent a day in Las Vegas, Nevada, while traveling through the American Southwest in October 2008. Las Vegas is surrealistic and I can handle it for a day or two. This trip I only visited Caesar's Palace and the Venetian but it is always good fun. I took this photo inside the Bellagio.
Full Speed Ahead
It was another beautiful day although overcast skies in the afternoon led to some light drizzle. Above is some morning light coming through this bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) as it gets its amber fall color. We had another very productive day out in the gardens with lots of volunteers and our dedicated grounds staff. We are still doing plenty of garden clean-up as more leaves fall hourly. We've removed over 75% of our annuals and will likely finish purging our seasonal plants by next…
Beyond Blooms – Seven Must-Haves with Multi-Season Interest
Paperbark Maple -- You’ll love the smaller size, open habit, soft-green leaves, and scarlet fall foliage, but you’ll grow it for the papery sheets of bark that peel to reveal cinnamon-brown new bark. Plant where you can enjoy the beautiful bark. Excellent front yard accent or woodland under-story accent. Full shade to partial sun. Slow, up to 25 ft. high and 20 ft. wide. Zone: 5 – 8