Photographs by George Ward
Uncultivated yet appearing without fail each year, wildflowers are a kaleidoscopic celebration of the warming weather that arrives with the waning of winter. Beloved blooms often known by common names—coyote mint or corn lily, for example—arrive in colors and numbers that put any man-made fashion show to shame. But please resist the urge to pick these fragile beauties. Some pollinators—birds, butterflies, and other insects—depend upon one species of plant for survival.
George Ward’s photographs have been featured in numerous publications, including calendars, magazines, and books, and his art prints are included in many private and corporate collections. For the most part, Ward employs a large format camera when showcasing untamed regions of big country and quiet beauty. His intention is to stylistically, but faithfully, interpret the wonder of the natural world and to convey the energy and sense of renewal that contact with wild places brings.
Contains five each of the following four notecards: Lupine, groundsel, and corn lily; Coyote mint and weathered sugar pine snag; Lupine; and Balsamroot and oaks.
Click on the small picture to see the notecards. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this product supports Sierra Club's efforts to preserve and protect the planet.