Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Dogwood, Virginia's flower, el Cornejo

Virginia State Flower: American Dogwood

the American dogwood [Cornus florida]
has sprung up almost overnight to bring joy to the eye - para alegrar la vista

It particularly pleases me when the branches begin close to the ground and streach out almost horizontally in tiers

Saturday, April 9, 2011

American Cherry Tree Blossom

What with the sudden seasonal changes from spring to winter to summer to spring to winter to summer to spring the trees are just sorting themselves out and trying to bring some order to their appearance in spring:
Washington's Japanese Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin have come and gone, the bradford pear has asserted itself, and some American Cherries [isn't that the one George Washington was trying to cut down?] are resisting the wind and the rains

Monday, April 4, 2011

Bradford Pear

been feeling like the flowers and the trees; with all the weather changes, dont know whether I am coming [into spring] or going [back to winter]
The weather has settled a bit and now the Bradford Pears that were suddenly eclipsed by Cherry Blossoms can be seen again, their white spherical shape lining streets...