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From my son's garden - 3

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 21 July 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This is China grass. Daughter-in-law uses them for flavouring and also in making green herbal tea:-)

SONY DSC-HX100V 1/125 second F/4.5 ISO 200 21 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Beautiful pearls

21 Jul 2013 5:15am

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you Jypya...but can't string them :-)))))

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Beautiful shot, love those droplets.
I have never heard of China grass before, how does it taste?

21 Jul 2013 5:26am

@ursulakatariina: Well's something like he thyme or basil we use for flavouring, I think. I looked up in Wiki and found different shapes and quite a few recipes to make desserts!!!

Patrick from Nord, France

beautiful droplets on vegetation

21 Jul 2013 6:58am

@Patrick: Thank you Patrick :-)))

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Right idea, get in close and fill the frame!

21 Jul 2013 7:12am

@Curly: Yes Curly..I should have squatted on the lawn and taken another shot it would have come out better!! Aw! We learn b mistakes!

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love it

21 Jul 2013 7:18am

@Nigel: Thank you Nigel :-)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful framing !

21 Jul 2013 7:23am

@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene :-)

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Nicely the droplets on the of playing on of surface with grass! Beautiful photo!:-))Haleja.

happy Sunday to you ,my friend!

21 Jul 2013 8:15am

@Oiva: Thank you Oiva...wishing a lovely new week :-)

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & so beautiful!

21 Jul 2013 8:26am

@omid: Thank you Omid :-)

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

La circulation est très dense sur ces autoroutes !
Bonne fin de semaine lumineuse!

21 Jul 2013 9:26am

@Benkirane Thami: Merci Thami :-)

Amerlina from Tehran, Iran

perfectly focused ;] nice!

21 Jul 2013 9:48am

@Amerlina: Thank you Amerina :-)

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Belle composition!!!

21 Jul 2013 10:14am

@Martine Libouton: Merci Matine :-)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautifully shinning.

21 Jul 2013 11:00am

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro :-)

helys from Paris, France

So wonderful
Great lines, green colors, droplets, DOF

21 Jul 2013 11:34am

@helys: Thank you helys :-)

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

There are so many plants that we don't even know about over here that you use daily

21 Jul 2013 1:00pm

@CElliottUK: Yes Chris. This is something like thyme, i think that one uses for flavouring...and has medicinal properties:-)

tataray from france, France

Magnifique et rafraichissante capture.)

21 Jul 2013 1:14pm

@tataray: Merci tataray :-)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandiose macro ces gouttes d'eau sur les plantes vertes merveilleux.

21 Jul 2013 1:53pm

@Nicou: Merci Nicou :-)

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

An amazing macro, Devi - have to read up on it. Sounds interesting ..... Thanks for sharing - kindest regards Monika

21 Jul 2013 2:06pm

@Shiva: Ursula's query made me go into google and read it... I learn we can make desserts!! Must tell my DIL about this :-))))

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Looks so fresh I love things after the rain they look so clean and fresh.

21 Jul 2013 5:11pm

@Kate: Absolutely Kate... I love to get drenched in rain too!!! :-)))))

Sam from Chennai, India

So beautiful, Devi. Excellent closeup of the water drops on these green leaves.
It is great that china grass for herbal tea is grown in your garden.
Great post. Thanks for sharing, Devi. :)

21 Jul 2013 5:14pm

@Sam: Thank you Sam:-)) But I just couldn't relish the smell--( on the plant it is nice) , but there's a hair oil smell when you taste it!!!

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superbes toutes ces gouttes, excellent cadrage serré. Bonne journée.

21 Jul 2013 5:21pm

@Tede: Merci Tede :-))

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful lines and lovely droplets.

21 Jul 2013 5:23pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruthie :-)

Marilla from Turku, Finland

You probably don't believe me but I took exactly similar photos in my cottage garden yesterday. We have many big lilies there and the leaves look just like these in your picture. :)

21 Jul 2013 5:50pm

@Marilla: Wow Marilla!!! I am waiting to see your lilies!!!

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful closeup ... the droplets are wonderful !!!

21 Jul 2013 10:52pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you Baldwin:-))))

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressant effet

22 Jul 2013 7:52am

@L'angevine: Merci dear :-))))))))))))))))

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

looks so refreshing

22 Jul 2013 10:30am

@Jules: Thank you Jules:-)))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lovely leaves and droplets.

23 Jul 2013 11:48pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve :-)

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

This is pretty graphical and elegant. The sharpness is very good (we cannot say the same for some other photos here... (:-) and the drops make the image look so fresh.

28 Jul 2013 7:30am

@Longroute: Thank you Longroute for being frank. I am still learning and hope to come over the shabbiness soon and attian some perfection :-)

1/125 second
ISO 200
21 mm