My Secret Garden

Marjorie Wallace

Lacey, United States

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Near Puget Sound, Washington state

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I think we all have a special place
that beckons to us.
When we see it, we ask ourselves,
“What is beyond that door?”
This intriguing garden gate
is that place for me.
It is not too far from where I live,
down this private lane,
on the waterfront.
I have gone there
all seasons of the year ….
it always calls to me.
Perhaps one day,
I will go and knock on their door
and meet the people who live there
just to see if the garden is
as wonderful as the promise.
That would satisfy my curiosity!
Or then again,
…maybe not!
Maybe I will just let it
remain a mystery
and keep it
perfect in my mind
and simply,
” my secret garden…..”

I have photographed this scene at most seasons of the year, but I think that Springtime is certainly the very best when the Rhododendrons bloom. In Washington State, the Coastal Rhododendron is our state flower. This hybrid Rhodie was blooming the end of May.
Nikon D200 AR-S Nikkor 18-55mm

Sale of four note cards

Sold in calendars ~ 2011

Featured in 17 groups
*Featured GARDEN DESIGN + COLOR & LIGHT ~ April 2009
Featured HAPPY HAVEN PHOTOGRAPHY ~ 04 May 2009
Featured A GARDEN SOMEWHERE… 19 May 2009
Featured in COTTAGE STYLE group ~ 22 September 2009
Featured WELCOME TO WASHINGTON ~ 27 Sept 2009
Featured in BEAUTIFUL group ~ 6 October 2009
Won second place in “Garden Gate” challenge in BACK YARD PHOTOGRAPHY ~15 October 2009
Featured COUNTRY GARDENS ~ 25 October 2009
Winner of “Secret Garden” challenge in BACK YARD PHOTOGRAPHY ~ 29 October 2009
Featured in YOU ARE ACCEPTED ~ 12 Nov 2009
Featured in COTTAGE STYLE ~ 14 January 2010
Featured ALL ABOUT YOUR BEST WORK ~ 17 Jan 2010
Featured ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING group ~ 20 Feb 2010

Featured in HEART AND SOUL ~ 6 June 2010
Featured A PLACE TO CALL HOME 15 Dec 2010
Featured WINDOWS AND DOORS group ~ 4 Feb 2011
Featured in GLORIOUS GARDENS ~ 09 May 2011
Featured FOUR LETTER WORD (GATE) 10 May 2011*
Featured in ARTIST’S UNIVERSE ~ 14 May 2011

All the images and text contained herein may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted or uploaded in any way without my express written permission. My images do not belong to the Public Domain. The removal of electronic copyright information, digital fingerprints, or embedded watermarks on any image is strictly prohibited.
© 2007 Marjorie Wallace, All Rights Reserved Worldwide.

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