Prepared the background the other day by using up leftover paint. I have been wanting to start a garden series for months and was very grateful when my neighbor said yes to posing. I did a very rudimentary grid which you can still see a little of. Normally I do not grid but because of the size I needed to make sure I did keep the proportions from getting skewed. Having just returned from a trip to Victoria where I visited the Butchart Gardens, I am hoping to catch that energy you feel when there is such an amazing abundance of life and color surrounding you.