Butterflies Out At Hopelands Gardens

Walking around Hopelands Gardens taking some macro shots and ran up on a stand of purple flowers with bees and butterflies.  I liked the contrast of this orange butterfly with the purple flowers.

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Hopelands Gardens Bee

Had a warm fall day at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Playing around with some macro shots and found that the bees and butterflies were active today.

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Hopelands Gardens Camellia

The Camellias at Hopelands Gardens were beautiful this year. Aiken, South Carolina has been having a colorful spring as flowers of all descriptions having been blooming.

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After the Rain

  The rain had stopped and the humidity was terrible, but the rain drops on these yellow flowers were beautiful.

Friendly Peacock

On a recent trip to Charleston, we went to Magnolia Plantation and spent an enjoyable day visiting the gardens. We stopped for a picnic lunch, at an area set up next to the petting zoo and pasture. Two peacocks, as well as a number of … Continue readingFriendly Peacock