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National Wildlife Magazine

May 9th, 2023|

RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRDS PHOTO CONTEST WINNER A regular visitor to the patio made an appearance in the Spring issue of National Wildlife Magazine. Their Garden for Wildlife™ Photo Contest attracted more than 8,000 entries across five categories and our feathered friend seen here is the [...]

Graphic Design and Photography

February 28th, 2023|

GRAPHIC DESIGN AND PHOTOGRAPHY Jamie is an award-winning graphic designer and photographer, with over 25 years of expertise, creating compelling designs and impactful photography for corporate communications and marketing collateral. His extensive portfolio showcases work featured on billboards, brochures, catalogs, magazines, trade shows, websites, [...]

Patio Life – Summit Awards

September 22nd, 2021|

I am excited to share that Patio Life won two awards in the 2021 Summit International Creative Awards - GOLD for Industry Self-Promotion Collateral and SILVER in Photography! The Summit International Awards recognizes and celebrates the creative achievements of small and medium sized advertising [...]

Monarch Butterfly

August 15th, 2021|

THE PHOTOVILLE FENCE Five selected pieces from Patio Life were choose for inclusion in the 9th edition of the Photoville Fence. The Photoville FENCE is a year-round public photography project exhibited in major parks and downtowns across 11 installation sites in North America. Featuring [...]

Photoville Fence Winchester

June 12th, 2021|

THE PHOTOVILLE FENCE Five selected pieces from Patio Life were choose for inclusion in the 9th edition of the Photoville Fence. The Photoville FENCE is a year-round public photography project exhibited in major parks and downtowns across 11 installation sites in North America. Featuring over [...]

Hummingbird Observations

May 2nd, 2021|

Today was the first, and earliest sighting of the ruby-throated hummingbird as one visited the nectar feeder for a sip as the salvia plants have yet to bloom. Which brings up a question, do our visiting hummingbirds prefer flowers or nectar feeders? Lets look [...]

Do Grasshoppers Have Teeth?

December 22nd, 2020|

The grasshopper has mandibulate mouthparts used for biting and chewing plant leaves that consist of the labrum (upper lip), mandibles (jaws), pair of maxillae, hypopharynx and labium (lower lip). The mandible operates side to side that can cut or crush the leaves of a [...]

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