garden glimpses

Every now and then, I grab my camera and take a walk around our yard snapping photos of plants and flowers that catch my eye. Sometimes I want to document the progression of plant growth. Other times it’s the vivid colors which beckon me to record them. Usually, it’s just that I’m captivated by beauty and want to have a memory of what moved me.

purple columbine

Early one morning a few weeks ago, my husband and I went out to sit in our Adirondack chairs to enjoy our coffee together. Sitting quietly as the sun rose higher, I noticed the dew had drenched every blade of grass and was even balanced at the tips of our hostas. Here are a few pictures from that morning.

dew on hosta

dew on grass

Here are a few more glimpses of garden glory:

creeping flowers

red tulips


tiny blue

Thanks for allowing me to share these pictures with you! And thanks for sharing in my joy!

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11 Responses to “garden glimpses”

  1. Nicolette Says:

    just a wee bit behind in reading a couple of these! I’d love a copy of the dew drops on grass blades photo… Looking forward to vacation photos πŸ™‚

  2. Stephanie McConachie Says:

    What aret those last two flowers? They are so beautiful. The colors are so bright!

  3. Jeri Anderson Says:


    Absolutely love the pics! What is so precious is having time, or rather taking time to glory in Gods amazing creation. Over the years I have gotten into bird watching, even whistleing back a response. I take pics of flowers ( usually when traveling) and marvel at Gods creativity. My kids think I’m silly too.
    One day they will more than likely do the same things. That makes me smile!

  4. Bonnelle Says:

    Beautiful pictures! Maybe you should consider going into photography?? πŸ˜‰

  5. Lana Dawson Says:

    When we look for beauty…. we see God!
    Thanks for posting… I love the one with all the water drops! Makes me realize I need to look up from the pain and just be with God in his nature!
    …..even the rocks will cry out and praise HIs name!

  6. Sheree Says:

    What great shots, Kris! I made one my desktop background, and it looks so good! Thanks for bringing a little spring to my day on a day that doesn’t feel like spring at all! πŸ™‚

  7. Barbara DeJesus-Dothan, Ala Says:

    I am so glad God gave us such beauty..the dew reminded me so much of my life at different times…just barely hanging on….Thank you so much for sharing.

  8. nanci hinman Says:

    beautiful flowers Kris Thanks for sharing!!!

  9. Claudia Kaser Says:

    I love your photos…and God’s flowers! You must have a GREAT camera! What kind? Floral setting?

  10. Ellen Says:

    I love Spring and all of the beautiful sights, sounds and smells that go with it! These are wonderful photos…you have a good eye! Thanks for sharing!

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