... nature's way of making life colorful
Here's something to brighten up your gray days ... backyard photos left over from last year's crop: Beauty is everywhere.
These sticks were cut to be carved and stained walking sticks -- I already had about three dozen.
This is a study of greens. First, there are the strong greens of summer in the background. Then there is a really strange green on the gray bark of our oak tree -- perhaps a growth of some kind. The tree doesn't seem to mind.
I should be able to identify this tree from its leaves, but no, I forgot all the Scout stuff. But again, it's the colors that make this photo.
Uummmm ... a rich, deep purple against a batch of rich green leaves.
And finally, the rich green of our forsythia bushes, offset by a couple of truncated mustard-colored stems.
March 7, 2014