The Summer Heat

Lawn & Garden from Bruce Kraus on Vimeo.

High temperatures of 35C+ without rain for most of July in southern Saskatchewan has taken its toll on our yard and garden. Plenty of water and fertilizer has kept our front lawn green, but our once beautiful ferns and delicate flowers are drying up and withering away.  Thankfully, certain species of flowers like the Tiger Lilly and the Sunflower thrive in the heat.

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It’s all About the Iris

A bumble bee’s perspective of flowers (Iris) in our little English garden. The wind and heat has been hard on the flowers this season, so I thought I would preserve a moment in time for the delicate Iris bloom.

Video captured on a hand-held Garmin Virb Elite, edited/colour corrected in Davinci Resolve and Final Cut Pro X.

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Of Tulips and Thistles

Beauty can be seen all around us – even in our own backyards. The annual bloom of our tulips is something I look forward to each year. Inevitably, there are always interlopers in my back garden including this beautiful wild thistle, infamous as a weed to be eradicated. Indeed, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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