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Garden Photography Essay

Updated on September 7, 2016

Garden photography is inspirational for anyone who wants to start a small garden. If you enjoy looking at gardening pictures, this photo essay is for you. It is quite enjoyable to grow vegetables so you can put these in dishes, and save a bit of money. I appreciate how the garden pictured here has pathways that are easy to navigate for watering the plants, which allows a gardener to get into many small and tight spaces. Although I am allergic to bees, I was very impressed by the little insects I saw buzzing along in the garden. Also, it was a lot of fun to see the miniature tractor in the garden, which made it almost seem like the plants where super-sized. I love taking pictures of tomato plants, and the pear tomatoes were the most enjoyable to photograph. So join me on a trip to the garden to see are the beauty of nature and good food that is growing for a delectable meal.

Walking down the garden path past the tomatoes and the squash.
Walking down the garden path past the tomatoes and the squash.
Closeup photo of chive flowers.
Closeup photo of chive flowers.
See the bee on top of the flower?  I am allergic to bees, and glad I have not been stung by one in years.  Bees are wonderful creatures that pollinate flowers, and provide this wonderful service of nature.
See the bee on top of the flower? I am allergic to bees, and glad I have not been stung by one in years. Bees are wonderful creatures that pollinate flowers, and provide this wonderful service of nature.
Another photograph with the bee sitting atop a flower.
Another photograph with the bee sitting atop a flower.
Here is the picture of the bee on top of the flower once again because I just want to look at it a bit more.  Yes, even though I am allergic to bees I can walk around them without being stung.  I simply never swat at the bees, and always detested whe
Here is the picture of the bee on top of the flower once again because I just want to look at it a bit more. Yes, even though I am allergic to bees I can walk around them without being stung. I simply never swat at the bees, and always detested whe

As I walked around the garden I was mesmerized by the bees sitting on top of the flowers, which made for the perfect photo opportunities. The bees and wasps have generally left me alone when I do not swat at them. I thought it was sad when people kill bees as these are wonderful insects that pollinate our flowers, which allows vegetables to grow. Killing a bee is not cool, and you better no do it around me!

Looking down at the bee that is on top of the flowers.
Looking down at the bee that is on top of the flowers.
Looking down at flowers with a deep burgundy color.
Looking down at flowers with a deep burgundy color.
Here is a toy tracker that looks like it is plowing the garden.  I think it is my nephew's toy.
Here is a toy tracker that looks like it is plowing the garden. I think it is my nephew's toy.
Looking at the chili peppers and thinking of all the lovely spicy dishes I can make.
Looking at the chili peppers and thinking of all the lovely spicy dishes I can make.
Another closeup of the tracker, which ads appeal to the garden scene.
Another closeup of the tracker, which ads appeal to the garden scene.
The deep chili pepper red color of a chili pepper is so inviting, and enticing to the eyes.  Cannot wait to cut these up for my favorite side dish: salsa!
The deep chili pepper red color of a chili pepper is so inviting, and enticing to the eyes. Cannot wait to cut these up for my favorite side dish: salsa!
Looking at the chili peppers in the garden.
Looking at the chili peppers in the garden.
Pretty white flower on display in the garden.
Pretty white flower on display in the garden.
Another picture of the creamy bell shaped flower.
Another picture of the creamy bell shaped flower.
Fuchsia and white colored flowers in the garden.
Fuchsia and white colored flowers in the garden.
Looking at at the tomatoes in the garden.
Looking at at the tomatoes in the garden.
More lovely tomatoes plants in the garden.
More lovely tomatoes plants in the garden.
The beans are climbing up the netting and have reached an impressive height. There is also a marigold flower plant in the bottom right-hand corner, which lends interest to this picture.
The beans are climbing up the netting and have reached an impressive height. There is also a marigold flower plant in the bottom right-hand corner, which lends interest to this picture.
Another closeup of the climbing beans.
Another closeup of the climbing beans.
Potted thyme, lavender, and many other plants.
Potted thyme, lavender, and many other plants.
Another closeup picture with the bee on the white chive flowers.
Another closeup picture with the bee on the white chive flowers.

Garden Tomatoes

Growing lots of tomato plants in your garden is always for an ideal option for design because these are relatively low maintenance compared to many other crops, and most people love a good tomato in their salad, or on their sandwich.

Here is a closeup picture of a lovely green tomato that is ripening on the vine.
Here is a closeup picture of a lovely green tomato that is ripening on the vine.
Here is a delectable ripening tomato with two little friends sitting next to him on the branch.  Yummy, simply yummy!
Here is a delectable ripening tomato with two little friends sitting next to him on the branch. Yummy, simply yummy!
Another tomato plant closeup.  This time we are looking at pear tomatoes, which are named because these are shaped like pears.
Another tomato plant closeup. This time we are looking at pear tomatoes, which are named because these are shaped like pears.
Looking at the garden over the fence.
Looking at the garden over the fence.

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      Wayne Tully 6 years ago from Hull City United Kingdom

      Nice photos you got there!

      Our garden is currently a mess, but we are moving soon so who cares....onto a new garden when we get another house....

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      SweetiePie 6 years ago from Southern California, USA

      Hi Waynet,

      It is my parents garden, but thanks for the nice comment. I do not garden, just like to take pictures of gardens :).

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      Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

      Thank you for these great photos which give a few ideas.

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      SweetiePie 6 years ago from Southern California, USA

      Thank you Hello, Hello!

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      agusfanani 6 years ago from Indonesia

      An inspiration for those who want to make garden by themselves.

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      SweetiePie 6 years ago from Southern California, USA

      Thanks you Agusfanani!

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