Earlier this year I posted a picture of my patio in mid-spring, this morning I took a photo from the same angle. Below is the picture from the spring:
I love the light, it’s an afternoon shot on a cool day. I love the way everything is so intensely green but immature. You can see the half moon bed at the back is full of daffodils.
Below is a picture from this morning, more late morning. See the lavender? The light is so completely different, not just because of the time of day, it’s the season.
I love how the park disappears in the summer only to reappear in the winter. The orange day lillies in the half moon bed will take over the world some day, I think. You can still see the seed pods on the iris stalks. They are so interesting to look at so I don’t cut them down. More pictures later.
It’s cool how bright the patio still is, isn’t it. Blindingly white. Like some people’s chicken legs after a long winter.
Ooops. Did I say that out loud?
Sorry. Below is a side by side.