Friday, August 29, 2014

Retrospective of August 2014 - in 24 pics

As is always the case at Gardens at Waters East, more photos were taken this month than could possibly be posted in one shot.  Today the posting will limit itself to twenty-four photos that illustrate the wide verity of plants blooming at this time of year.  There are so many more that could be posted but enough is enough!
Enjoy your stroll along the paths.

enjoying the lake view

 Gootendorf bud

 Gootendorf in full bloom



 Pink Mallow

 Marguerite Daisy

 Monarch Butterfly
enjoying the gardens


 Three Mast Ship - The Peace Maker
Sailing along the shore at Gardens at Waters East

 Tiger Lily

 Veronica, Mallow, Margurite & Poppy


 False Sunflower, Monarda & Russian Sage


 Obedient Plant, Coneflower & False Sunflower


 Oriental Lily

 Morning Glory

 Ligularia - Rocket


 Butterfly on Ribbon Grass

Garlic Chives

Coneflowers & Lilies

NOTE:   Since this Blog is meant to be an accurate journal of the gardens;
no photos are “staged”, “arranged”, or ”photo-shopped” in anyway.
What is posted – is what it here.  It is what it is.

Sunrise over Lake Michigan
August 5, 2014

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Reference Note:  For a complete list of the ten (10) Principles of Design plus the special “Golden Principle of Design” used throughout Gardens at Waters East, check out the archive postings for November 14 – 24, 2010 and May 2, 2011.


  1. Hello Jack.

    So wonderful pictures of all the beautiful flowers. And I certainly would love to go with the "Peace Maker". Such a fine ship.
    Have you ever heard about "Tall Ship Races"? It is a race between the biggest old tree-ships in the world. I have seen it twice and have been onbord the largest in the world.
    Well, I wish you a nice weekend.

  2. Fabulous! Do you think this is the highlight of the growing season for your garden? It sure looks spectacular right now!

  3. Amazing to see so many flowers all at once blooming....and a beautiful sunrise too!