Papa’s Passion

Each day’s light continually captured the delicate elegance and purity of each orchid. Hundreds lining the interior benches of each greenhouse. The endless beauty and grace became the gifts he gave, freely to others who learned the art of growing this beauty. His passion became theirs, a legacy of such.

Papa's Passion I

Papa’s Passion I

Papa's Passion II

Papa’s Passion II

Papa's Passion III

Papa’s Passion III


The American Orchid Society is one of the Orchid resources that my Papa raved about:


She Sits in Waiting

It is in these moments of silence and stillness when it all becomes clear and purposeful .

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“For the Love of Gardening”

Each year the Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc. presents local gardens in Wilmington, North Carolina. These gardens feature the best of Southern horticulture and landscape, as well as the sweetest hospitality of Antebellum Azalea Bells that greet and frame that exceptional southern garden tour experience.



This year the Azalea Garden Tour runs from April 11-13, 2014 and is an official event of the North Carolina Azalea Festival. Azalea Garden Tour tickets go on sale February 2014 online at:

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Azalea Belles Ribbon Cutting

You won’t want to miss out on all the glory and beauty of this annual garden tour. Don’t forget your to pack your best spring hat, garden party dress, comfortable shoes, seersucker suits for the gentlemen, and your favorite lens for some of the sweetest and most beautiful photography in the south.

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Hot Pink Encore Azalea #loriharrisphotography

Careful – You may just fall “IN LOVE.”