Almost Ready

Submitted to Anticipation Last Hot on 28 Sep 2009 in Anticipation
Uploaded 4 May 2009 — 14 favorites
Spotlight This! Enter Shoot Out
Login Required

To add items to your favorites you must login.

Already have a JPG account?


Need to create a JPG account?

JPG+ Required

Collections are a JPG+ feature. You must be a JPG+ member to create new collections and to add photos to collections.

Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!

© Karen K Smith
Views 237
Likes 0
Favorites 14
Comments 24
Would you like to also give a props comment to the photographer?
All dislikes require a comment. Please tell us why you do not like this photo.

More of Karen K Smith’s Photos

  • Trillium
  • Almost Ready
  • Magnolia Center
  • Star Magnolia

Submitted to Anticipation

  • Bliss
  • Almost Ready
  • self portrait
  • Excitement! The American Pastime
Photo Info
UploadedMay 5, 2009
TakenMay 4, 2009
Exposure1/60 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length56 mm
No categories yet.
No tags yet.

Q: How do I buy more Spotlights? I'm new to the site, and I've actually already bought some, but I've forgotten how to do it!

A: Do you know?

Photo license: © All rights reserved

I don't remember exactly how many years ago I dug some trillium from a friends woods, but I know that it was more than eight. Every year I check that little patch only to find wimpy little leaves and sometimes a really small flower. Seems they take years to establish themselves. Got a nice healthy small clump of trillium this year. Can't wait until it opens.
Facts about Trilliums I just discovered:
"Gardening with trilliums teaches the rewards of patience: after seeds germinate roots grow the first year, a single seed leaf the second and the first true leaf the third year. The familiar three-whorled leaves often do not develop until the forth or fifth year and may require 2 or 3 more years to bloom. Trilliums are long-lived, spreading slowly and taking several years to form a significant clump."

24 responses


    JOE FAILK gave props (4 May 2009):

    Excellent Color Detail Very well done!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (5 May 2009):

    We wait to see the blooms too! Nice shot!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (5 May 2009):

    Beautiful shot....can't wait to see the flower....this should go under 'anticipation"--eight years is a long time to wait!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (5 May 2009):

    This is a beautiful series Karen, I cannot wait to see the full bloom of this one!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (5 May 2009):

    I have one of those that I didn't know what is was. Now I do!! Great shot Karen!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (5 May 2009):

    this is lovely,,I just found a deep purple trillium in our woods yesterday...

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (6 May 2009):

    love the title. great shot!

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (6 May 2009):

    Beautiful. How nice to have woods. Take shots after it blooms.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (6 May 2009):

    This is perfect for this theme. Wonderful capture.

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (7 May 2009):

    Wonderful capture Karen!

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (7 May 2009):

    Great for the theme...beautiful detail!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 May 2009):

    A perfect entry.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (8 May 2009):

    Ideal entry, Karen. Can't wait to see the bloom.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (10 May 2009):

    lovely!! can't wait to see it bloom.

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (17 May 2009):

    Keep coming back to this one, Karen.....just beautiful!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (27 Jun 2009):

    So glad I fell upon this! Beautiful, Karen... and I so much appreciate the text explanation!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (27 Jan 2011):

    I came back to vote!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (2 Feb 2011):


  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton gave props (5 Feb 2011):

    Beautiful and great entry

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (24 Feb 2011):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • jaume morera guixa

    jaume morera guixa gave props (4 Mar 2011):

    Excellent ...!! VOTED

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (4 Mar 2011):

    Lovely! Voted!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (13 Jun 2011):

    It really does talke patience after eight years to finally see that the Trillium has established itself and becoming a healthy plant...Wonderful entry for the theme..You have my vote!

To add your comment, Log in or sign up!

Please Login or Sign Up

You must be logged in to enter photos into JPG Shoot Out contests.
Login or Sign Up