RED is a BOLD! I have little experience with this LIVELY color. But now is the time to
Amazingly to me, the front desk at the hotel could not immediately answer my question about the trees lining the walkways. I was surprised that they were bare! For some reason I thought that only occurred up North. Turns out that they are Crape Myrtles and are bare here from January through April. What a display they must be for the tourists arriving when they are in full bloom. But even now their bark provides interest.
And then there are the dramatic palms! I watched as the landscape workers replaced one in a day!! Its fronds are still tied up and I am surmising that this gives the tree a chance to settle in before it is affected by winds. (Can you imagine if it toppled into the pool?)
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Being one to take advantage of nature’s opportunities, I especially like it when I find self-seeded treasures. Just under this beautiful coral bark maple, about ten years ago, I discovered a “baby”, and after getting the homeowner’s “ok” with my … Continue reading