Weekly Photo Challenge: AWAKENING

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is AWAKENING.

The contrasting red of the new maple buds against the background of its just opened leaves tells me that the maple (Acer ‘Summer Glow) is awakening to the first warm days of spring.


About johnvic8

John Viccellio retired after 24 years in the U. S. Navy and began to dig into gardening when he could finally land in one place. He completed the Master Gardener course in 1992 and has since designed and constructed two of his own gardens. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years and was a regular contributor to Carolina Gardener magazine. John published his first book, Guess What's in My Garden!, in 2014. He lives in Stallings, NC with his wife, in close proximity to six of his eight grandchildren.
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10 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: AWAKENING

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  2. Cathy says:

    Ooh, lovely! Mine is only just showing buds!


  3. susurrus says:

    All that fresh green – I can almost feel the sheeny softness of the leaves.


  4. Christina says:

    The colour of the foliage is amazing John.


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  6. Lovely contrast of the deep red against the fresh green.


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