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March 23, 2011

Cannas and pond plants

After I’ve done all the planting of 18 lantana plants and another stonecrop ground cover plant, I went out, walked around the house and checked on all of my “new kids on the block” several times. They look a little bit wilted in the mid-day sun but I know they will be perfectly fine tomorrow. […]

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April 1, 2017

Baby doves survive after the storm destroys their nest

Florida Mourning Dove

Dove homeless after the stormOn one rather windy and cold morning in March of 2017 I opened the thermal curtains over the sliding door at the back of my residence. The small patio is usually quiet and empty. There are only my flowers around it, with their never-ending blooms that make my heart soar first […]

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June 30, 2013

Flowers and quotes

Colorful flower arrangement, photo by Daria Perse © 2013

For most people flowers are closely connected to the season. To me, flowers are eternal, they forever bloom in my heart and in my photos, looking beautiful and having a purpose while blossoming – as well as while dying… Following is a collection of quotes, most strongly resonating with my heart on this beautiful summer […]

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January 17, 2013

Red flowers in the vase

Without Thorns – Image credit . . There’s something special about the red flowers in a vase. Or rather, there are lots of things about the flower arrangement containing red flowers. It never ceases to catch my attention, that’s for sure! The color red is a well known stimulant, it feels exciting and energizing, draws […]

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November 5, 2012

Beauty and success

This time of the year most people feel depressed with the weather changes and the days getting shorter. We all crave sunshine and happiness, beauty and success – and they all seem to be hiding some place, just out of our reach. Luckily, there’s still plenty of positive and beautiful things all around, even when […]

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July 2, 2012

Say it with flowers

One of my male friends was once explaining to me how difficult it can be for a male to express his feelings, especially when he is very much attracted to a girl – and has the best intentions at heart. When this conversation took place, I couldn’t come up with a useful idea or even […]

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