Friday, July 21, 2017

French Quarter Delight

Window Box, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



This lush window box in Charleston's French Quarter
 is delightful to see, year after year.



Thursday, July 20, 2017

Mirror, Mirror

Marshland, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



Calm wetland waters reflect oak trees
 at the edge of a marsh like a polished mirror.



Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Letterbox

Letterbox, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



Fig vines on a garden wall
  punctuate an ornate letter box
near the garden entrance.



Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Ghost Mines

Old Silver Mine, Colorado   © Doug Hickok



The relic of an abandoned silver mine frames Red Mountain,
which gets its color from iron ore. The Red Mountain
Mining District of Colorado was once one of the richiest
 in American history, lasting about a decade in the late 1800's.



Friday, July 14, 2017

Summertime

White Crepe Myrtle, Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



Summertime means crepe myrtle time...
all throughout the Lowcountry,
these colorful ornamentals
add their blooms to the landscape.




Thursday, July 13, 2017

Campus Beauty

Sago Palm, College of Charleston, SC  © Doug Hickok



A sago palm lends a tropical feel to the Sottile House garden
 at the College of Charleston. The college was
recently voted America's most beautiful campus
 by Travel + Leisure Magazine.



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