Don’t throw out those old boots just yet! All sorts of containers can be transformed into quirky landscaping ideas. These boots have been planted with a variety of succulent cactus and displayed on a wooden bench.
Cacti are succulent plants, meaning they are able to store water, which enables them to grow in very dry climates. The royal blue background in this photo provides a striking contrast to the pale green plants.
A mature cedar tree hedge denotes property line and also provides privacy to the homeowner.
A peace pole is an international symbol and monument to peace. Cedar is a common choice of wood for peace poles because it resists rot and bugs.
When Pine tree branches are cut the tree produces a resin. The sap forms a protective layer to seal the wound.
I wonder what forest animal made these snowy tracks across the frozen pond. Any ideas?
An Ash tree log left on the forest floor peaks out of a mound of snow in midwinter.
The Balsam Fir tree is an evergreen tree that keeps its fine needle-like leaves even in winter.
Hollow trees are often home to a multitude of animals and birds in the forest. Here an old maple tree trunk provides a warm and dry home to some lucky bird. It even has a roof of snow!
Evening picture of White Cedar Tree growing at Crater Lake.
Image of a cut Birch Tree with wood stump covered in Winters snow.
Maple syrup producers collect Maple tree sap in Spring with the use of piping strung between the sugar Maple trees.
Winter image of a Forest Creek with fallen old snow covered trees.
Photo of a few Maple Tree’s leaves left on the tree over Winter.
Large wood religious Cross marker set out on a point of Willow Trees.
Photo of 2 evergreen Cedar Trees trimmed into a globe shape.
Many times animals go unseen on walks, here the snow reveals the animal tracks of a deer.
Wood sign warning of Spring dangers around the Forest Pond.
Great example of landscape border decorations using 6 to 8 feet tall cedars.
Deciduous Forest with a Fallen Tree. Famous Confucius quote “If a tree falls in the forest, does in make a sound”
Picture of an Aspen Tree growing up between 2 huge 10 foot high boulders – aspen tree bark is identifiable by it’s a greenish grey color.
Shortest distance between two forests is across the pond!
Image of dried oak tree leave in Winter’s strong winds.
Forest Trail colors in Autumn. A Deciduous tree sheds its leaves annually.