Leaf lace and shoots

Nature has a way with beauty,

even in decay

and from death to birth…

a bare branch,

suddenly comes up

with tiny green flames.

A fig tree sprouting:

Accompanied by:

Happy Friday & weekend ahead, everyone!


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  1. Lacy art created by bugs! I had my rosebush leaves chomped into a lacy creations by those bleeping Japanese beetles…

    And these are beautiful spring photos! That green just screams new life, doesn’t it?

  2. there ought to be a paint colour called ‘tender green’ after those leaves – lovely definition in your photos Marina and you had me intrigued as to fig blossom with that last photo…and now I read that it has none discernible as the fruit is a pocket full of female flowers. No wonder Persephone took them to the very male underworld of Dis!

    • ‘Tender green’ sounds perfect! One green name that resembles yet nowhere near yours, is chartreuse. I’m amazed I didn’t know that about figs. And to think it’s my only favorite fruit. I always look forward to August when their time is. That last photo is by a flower from -what we call here- weeds! They are everywhere this time of year.

  3. Lovely! There is something about new leaves that is exciting. Happy weekend to you too πŸ€—πŸ˜ŠπŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ

  4. β—½ b e a u t i f u l β—½

    ☯ 🌱 🦴 🌱 ☯


  5. Fabulous shots, Marina!
    Very inspiring; both decaying and budding.
    We have a lot to glean from nature.
    Thank you for this, Dahling!

    • Aw, thank you, Dahling! Yes, we do have a lot to appreciate and absorb from nature!
      Many hugs and love your way
      and: 🐾😘🐾😘🐾😘🐾😘🐾😘🐾😘

  6. Well shoot! Your photos are lovely signs of spring. The leaf with lace is beautiful.

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