|"Echinacea purpurea and Apis mellifera Linnaeus" - McKinney, Texas|
This photo of a purple cone flower and a bee was taking in the backyard of a friend's house here in McKinney. Her house was on the McKinney Garden Club house tour, and for good reason. My friend, Fredda, is a fabulous artist, lots of mosaics and sculptures from recycled items, and she lives in a huge pink Victorian house. That combination means that you end up with a wonderfully unique house, surrounded by beautiful landscaping punctuated with bright, colorful touches of whimsy. I'm going to ask Fredda's permission to share some of the other photos I took of her yard and then you'll get to see just how clever you can be with your landscape.
Needless to say, Fredda's house was a big draw on the tour, so there were a fair number of people milling about when I was taking this photo. I think more than a few thought I was a bit mental because I spent at least 10 minutes photographing the same flower, but I got this fabulous shot so it was worth it!
I hope that you all have a great Thursday, a quick Friday, and a long, relaxing weekend!
*"Enchinacea purpurea and Apis mellifera Linnaaeus" is for sale. Please visit Diggin' It or contact me for information on how to purchase a print.
I spoke with Fredda and I'll be sharing more photos from her fabulous house soon. Keep your eyes open!