Branches of a tree naturally frame Bass Lake in North Carolina
Dormant in Winter, this tree sprouts unusual growth from the trunk in Spring
After Spring rains, one can almost feel the texture of moss on this fallen tree log
The falling blossoms from this tree decorate the sidewalk ….
Even chopped-off tree trunks can sprout colorful flowers in Spring
Colorful flowers nestled around the tree trunks ….
Redwood National and State Parks are a string of protected forests, beaches and grasslands along Northern California’s coast. The trees in California that people call “redwoods” are actually two distinct species – giant sequoias and coastal redwoods, both of them best described in superlatives like tallest, biggest, most massive, or magnificent.
Here is a bench to view the coastal redwoods of California.
A sense of serenity with cloud and tree reflections on a pond in North Carolina
Blue sky and winter tree reflections on a still pond in North Carolina
Tree branches provide a place for snow to accumulate and stay before the warmer temperatures melt it
The branches of pine trees are laden with so much snow that they are drooping
The lighted tree reflections in the pond are a striking contrast in the dark
A majestic willow oak tree and the pleasure of sitting in its shade
The joy of walking down a tree-shaded road …..
Perched high up the tree, a male wood stork monitors the nest. Wood stork nests are primarily built in trees that stand in water in Florida.
Pear tree blossoms against a blue North Carolina sky …
An early Spring with blossoming pear trees in Hickory, North Carolina
Two barren trees stand in contrast against a blue sky – one with a dark trunk and the other with a light one
Trees lighted up for the holidays create a glow on the lake ….
Lighted trees cast nice holiday reflections in the water ….