Welcome to Villa Emilia (My Woodland Garden), a photography blog with a slant towards gardening and nature. An amateur gardener and photographer, I hope to share beautiful moments with you through pictures. Let me know if you like them!

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Fresh evening air on a lake shore

I don't like grasses very much, but they can be spectacular, especially this summer, when they have grown higher than usually:

Purple marshlock (Comarum palustre) is said to be a common waterside plant, but I learned to recognize it only some years ago. It has a beautiful flower:

Rosebay Willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium) is probably one of those plants that would be more appreciated, were it not so common:

Seen from near, it's flowers are actually rather pretty: