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 Leaf Abstract

 

 

 

 This month's image is one of several images of patterns of leaves in a summer garden at Descanso gardens.   The reason for posting this photo in winter is that a recent visit to the garden revealed that the entire garden had been cultivated into a bulb garden. Not a trace of the summer garden is left. 

 

The summer garden looked so permanent.  My understanding is that it will be back next summer.   This seasonal contrast is a shock to Southern Californians where most plants grow year round.

 

Walking thru the garden, this pattern image was not self evident and could have been easily missed. I was scanning the garden with a 500 mm lens before discovering the pattern.

 

To view additional images, click here.

 

03/29/03