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May 14, 2011

orange bud and shadows

Even though the fruit trees and vegetable garden have been in the back yard since I was a child, I never really took notice of them.  Being back home after being away for so long and without a garden, I find I'm noticing the life cycle of plants.

flower stem and orange

The orange blossoms have all fallen off and the small oranges are green and promising.    Ok ... now I get it!  Those little flowers become the fruit and vegetables.

More shadows at HeyHarriet's blog.


Ralph said...

This small bud will be a giant leaf, and soon! The macro details of nature seem to appear more to me as I age. The natural cycle is so intriguing!

Ms. Becky said...

oh my! yes, that's how it works. and this photo makes it very obvious!!! I love the intensity of the colors and the light is glorious. this is a great shot.

Sylvia K said...

Marvelous shadow shot and very intriguing indeed! I, too, love the intensity of colors and light! Hope your weekend is going well! Enjoy!



Great discoveries for which you are now ready - this one providing a great shadow shot!

Tracy said...

Mother Nature in action... it is amazing! Been a long time since seeing/smelling an orange blossom for real. Not much citrus grows up here in the Far North, you know... ;o) Happy Weekend, Juana ((HUGS))

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Can't wait for it to end up in my glass with the fresh, wonderful tang of it's juice! Well done in capturing nature your photo is.

Mission Bells in Shadow

Have a great week.

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