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Post  roddie on Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:10 pm

I love photography.. and shooting photos in "general".. but sometimes I capture an image that takes my breath-away. I always shoot images using my camera's highest resolution setting (1200 x 1600 pixels) Last Spring, I saw for sale ($1/ea.) some colorful little boxes labeled "Flower Rocket" on a shelf at the local pharmacy..  Huh... I thought; what the heck.. let's buy one of each (3 types.. $3.00)



Each box had a coiled-"roll" of some type of organic peat-matting impregnated with seeds for growing 20+ different varieties of flowers. Just stick it in a pot or the ground, keep watered and feed occasionally were the instructions.

Planted in early June; they all sprouted quite early.. which was encouraging.. and have been growing vigorously. Lynne generally takes care of all our plants.. and said that these "Flower Rockets" just look like weeds...  Laughing



I assured her that these were NOT weeds.. and please continue to water/feed them..  silent  We'd planted them in sterilized potting-soil.. which would not have any weed-seeds in it. I must admit.. they do look like weeds though.. and hadn't produced any "flower-buds" until last week. Two of the pots have buds.. and one produced its first tiny flower a few days ago.  cheers  so of course; I had to shoot a photo.. It's just a tiny little flower.. (1" round) but this one macro-shot made it worth the $3 spent...

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Post  Marleysky on Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:57 pm

Cool, that was worth the wait!
If the ceramic planters were part of the deal, you got your $3 worth.
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Post  roddie on Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:14 pm

Marleysky wrote:Cool, that was worth the wait!
If the  ceramic planters were part of the deal, you got your $3 worth.

No... the ceramic planters weren't cheap.. Rolling Eyes Lynne wanted them. I would have just used leftover plastic ones from previous years.. She'll probably use those nice ones to transplant some indoor Christmas-Cactus cuttings this coming Fall.
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Post  Marleysky on Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:35 pm

Looks like you don't have to go far off your deck to find that beauty of nature!

Nice shots.
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Post  NEW222 on Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:09 pm

Such nice pictures. I could only wish I could photograph like that. I really like the frog.
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Post  getback on Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:31 am

Nice photos , i shot some last year or before Huh... some from the driveway ....
Well i dont know where they are and tired of looking ..but heres a bunny i found in my garden few years back !! Embarassed
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Post  akjgardner on Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:27 pm

Nice Pics
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Post  roddie on Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:33 pm

getback wrote:Nice photos , i shot some last year or before Huh...  some from the driveway ....  
Well i dont know where they are and tired of looking ..but heres a bunny i found in my garden few years back !! Embarassed

Wow.. the little critter looks to be only a few days old! We had a woodchuck living under the shed for the past 5 years.. and a rabbit family "this year". The woodchuck would frequently come out and sun-himself; laying sprawled-out on the L/H ramp to the door.

They were displaced this past week, when the contractors razed the shed.





I imagine that there was a "back-door" somewhere that the woodchuck used to vacate his den.. probably 15-20 feet back in the woods. No evidence of the rabbits being there though..
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Post  KariFS on Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:22 am

Here are some of my favourite pics, all pretty close to my house, most of them taken while walking the dogs in the morning.











Hedgehogs are my favourites but it is hard to get good pics of them as they tend to go to the protective mode when approached like these two who were sunbathing by the street one morning  sunny

We also have a baby bunny, saw him again this morning playin on the lawn. It's fun to wathc him bouncing up and down, kicking back his hind legs and generally having a ball. Our yard is fenced and he's inside but he's pretty good at hiding from the dogs (well, they are not hunting dogs).
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