Rose bud from the Denver Botanic Gardens. DBG is having a Japanese Beetle infestation, on a recent visit there was a volunteer going around hand picking the beetles off the roses. I found an old bug book copyright 1956 that indicated the Japanese Beetle was only located on the east coast- not anymore!
More flower stamen – these from a daylily. They dance around the edge of the image. I put my images on all kinds of things – mugs, puzzles, playing cards, etc. I took advantage of a free offer and will now have a shopping bag with this image.
For about a month I was greeted with a bouquet of Flax Flowers right outside my back door, so had to take a picture of them. There is a little bit of red, white and a lot of blue in this mandala So thought it might be appropriate for the 4th of July posting. Enjoy […]