Muntingia Calabura blooming under full sun,the petals changes its position and lean to the light and flop over. It’s a small,and white star-like flower that has a crepe texture petals and golden yellow anther that attracted insects around. However, the sepal and stigma is color green,so with the evergreen leaves. During hot season, the taste of the fruit is quiet sweet and juicy but during rainy days, it’s tasteless as it’s only good for the birds and honeybees.
Giant SunflowersBy livelifeandlove on March 8, 2017
Giant Sunflowers with Bright clouds in the Background
Leaving temporarily my daily chores behind, I can’t neglect my morning hobby to at least capture one beautiful subject a day. Sunflowers attracted enormous attention from passers around and amid expectations from me that it would even be more better to see it in pictures. This is my expression to brighten up my day and after snapshots would be getting into blogs afterwards so this is it.
Bougainvillea-Dramatic and Timely Flower Reaching the SkyBy livelifeandlove on November 27, 2016
The scene shows a windy day with the Bougainvillea reaching for the sky. The sky blue background, fresh air, stem waving back and forth, provides a calming feeling to relax your senses. An afternoon cheer with easy shot is a nice way to say,”Just a simple snapshots for you.
Red Rose of China-Hibiscus Rosa SinensisBy livelifeandlove on November 25, 2016
What a gloomy feeling but these morning starters, Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis flowers will cheer me up. Since it’s a common flower around that we see it everyday and every time around the corner that its simply boring, the only way to be appreciated is to make the shots beautiful. I captured these flowers while doing my daily jogging at Capitol Commons, I was about to finish my last round but in between quick stop to snap the flower. That’s a bit distraction, Whew! It’s good I brought with me my iPhone, just a right time to snap also the bumble bees and the butterflies.
Flying Beauty: Black ButterflyBy livelifeandlove on November 4, 2016
What a stunning poise! It was a good timing late in the afternoon, the black butterfly seems to be so tired that I could easily snap away. Here’s the result! Oh Joe! That’s an impressive beauty that caught my sight. It’s just a quick single shot before it change direction.
Black Monarch Butterfly in the GardenBy livelifeandlove on November 1, 2016
Another quick snapshot of Monarch butterfly done today. It appeared just after the rainfall and here it goes! The wings widely spread-out. Thanks God! it seems she’s showing the color pattern of her wings. The shiny black colorful pattern, this is a bad warning to any predators as it is said to be poisonous! The position, you can easily identify what kind of butterfly is this.
Heavy Crop of Beautiful FlowersBy livelifeandlove on October 10, 2016
Bearing a heavy crop of beautiful flowers in clusters sometimes, carrying many flowers on one stem alone, these flowering plants live in a dry climate however, manage to survive even during rainy season. This is a good example of plants that can easily adopt themselves to the climate and a good specimen for beautification.
Summer growth flowers are produced abundantly as shown here that’s why I’m closing close track of the flowers thinking that when flowering ends, seeds are being released and ready to be collected. The next step is to dry the seeds for a week or two and plant them, one month after, it will give lushness of the surroundings.
Muntingia Calabura Flower or Aratiles FlowerBy livelifeandlove on August 24, 2016
Not only exceptionally attractive tiny flower but it is also beneficial for the insects, it blooms all year round to provide basic food for them. I’ve photographed this tiny wildflower in the morning and to other flowers from previous posts was done in different position at different times of the day with the natural light of the sun. Some images with the sun rays pointing directly to the flower and others, just as in the natural habitat.
Small Flowering TreeBy livelifeandlove on July 22, 2016
One attractive feature of this small tree, makes a charming green viewing when strolling around the park as it is just a walking distance from our house. Very soothing flowers appeared during the heat of summer, they are among the easiest flowering tree to grow outdoors. Actually, all flowering trees are sun-lovers. You may have noticed the level of light outdoors is great.
Flowers of the lovely blooming small tree is an attractive accent as part of landscape design. Bright sunlight midday brings the richness of flowers.
The favorite flowers of the bumblebees. The flowers can lure insects like bees and butterflies for the purpose of pollination.
Just a small flowering tree that are mostly admired for their beautiful flowers.
Because of its delightful flowers, it remains as my favorite tree growing in the park.
Wood Decay FungusBy livelifeandlove on July 9, 2016
Inonotus Radiatus Mushrooms
Fungi attacking dead woods, Inonotus Radiatus is a hard semicircular mushroom with an alternate row colors of brown and white on a bark of a dead tamarind tree. It looks like a fresh baked crunchy biscuits.