INSPIRED BY NATURE

INSPIRED BY NATURE

Henry David Thoreau

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”
GROWING MILKWEED FOR THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY
We are growing milkweed in our garden this year for the Monarch …
GRAY HAIRSTREAK BUTTERFLY
Gray Hairstreak Butterfly
HUMMINGBIRDS AT THE UCSC ARBORETUM
The Arboretum at the University of California in Santa Cruz California has …
PLANTING FLOWERS FOR HUMMINGBIRDS
We made some changes in the garden this year, intentionally planting flowers …
PLANTING FLOWERS FOR HONEY BEES
Honey bee populations are on the decline, and it helps to plant …
PLANTING A BUTTERFLY GARDEN
We had a goal this year of planting part of the garden …
Discovering Mushrooms in Santa Cruz
photographing mushrooms in Santa Cruz
Seabirds in Santa Cruz
These are some of Tony's best photos of seabirds taken in Santa …
Fall foliage in California
Fall foliage in the Hope Valley in California. Photos taken at Sorensen's …
Fall foliage in Vermont
It would be hard to find a prettier fall location or friendlier …
Flowers of Maui
Flowers of Maui
Hakone Gardens in Spring | Santa Cruz area Japanese Garden
We visited the Hakone Gardens at the perfect time to see the …