Tagged: Boothbay Maine

More formerly languishing, recently developed (see yesterday’s photo for the long explanation) color slide film from the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and the trip we took there last spring.

Happy Labor Day everyone.

Photo Market, just down the street from us, started recently taking color transparency film (Kodak and Fuji chrome, or E-6) for processing. It’s mailed out and I believed processed by a lab in the Midwest.

The rolls I’ve had sitting around for awhile have finally come back, and it being Labor Day weekend, and the traditional end of summer, and because I’ve been painting and reinstalling a sink in the downstairs bathroom and doing things for some thing I’m not going to write about right now (some of you might know what that thing might be), I’m going to share some of the pictures I’ve gotten back over the next couple of days.

The first two aren’t from too long ago. They’re from a trip we took to the excellent Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay.

I often find myself walking through the woods, off the main trail or road, thinking “Wow, this area hasn’t been touched by humans, and I know I’m the first person who’s ever walking through these woods!” when I come across a stone wall like this.

This was taken at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, which admittedly isn’t the western Maine mountains, but the feeling’s the same.

I forgot to write down the name of this tree. If you know what kind of tree this is, please leave a comment!

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens are fantastic! We’ve been two or three times in the past year. And I am not really interested in taking pictures of plants.

I don’t know what these plants are. We have them in the yard here too, and the neighbor and I used to cut them down to get to the grass they were growing out of, but when we realized how fantastic looking they were we gave up on the grass and let them grow.

We have a lot of Japanese Barberry in the yard, so I can’t say whether this is not an invasive plant species. I like Japanese Barberry too!