These dahlias were some of my favorites out of all the varieties we grew during summer 2016.
One of our beautiful poplar trees in the fall...
Anna's Hummingbirds are year round residents in our area. I enjoy their visits especially in the fall and winter!
We call this our 'French Vanilla' Rose. The beauty of its blooms is only matched by its luscious, floral scent.
Killdeer Mama with babies - one chick is rushing to get under Mama's wings - there's also another baby already underneath!
This is one of our beautiful flower gardens - made up of English Daisies (Bellis), Chinese Forget-me-nots, Four O'Clocks and Seashell Cosmos.
A female Pileated came daily to our yard this spring in search of suet....
Light pink Seashell Cosmos against a backdrop of blue...
My Mom's lovely pink Fairy Rose....
A lovely pink Dinnerplate Dahlia in our dahlia garden.
Northern Flickers are frequent visitors to our gardens. This one is a cross between a yellow-shafted and red-shafted Northern Flicker.
Blackberries grow wild here at Wasell Gardens. This photo was taken as the sun was going down and the vines are lit up from behind with its golden rays.
This young Rufous was enjoying a bath in our sprinkler. I grabbed my camera just in time for some photos!
This flowering plum tree is one of the newest additions to our garden. Its lovely dark leaves were dripping with water from our sprinkler.
A visit from this gorgeous bird is always memorable and photo worthy!
More Cosmos in our flower garden....
One of our red roses in bloom.
Our Purple European Beech tree has gorgeous, glossy greenish purple foliage.
Even grasses transform into captivating subjects with the glowing light of a beautiful autumn sunset.
A Bald Eagle on a wintery morning in February 2016. This image captures the moment the Eagle was washing his fish in a puddle in our pasture.
One of our beautiful dahlia blooms - Summer 2016