The tiny volumes and spaces that each of these plants creates to protect and distribute their seeds always catches my eye. The scale is similar to that at which I work and so I'm always after clues on how these miniscule receptacles are constructed.
|Pods 1-5, September 2012, Cari-Jane Hakes|
|Pod 1 - Passion flower, September 2012, Cari-Jane Hakes|
|Pod 3 - Snap Dragon, September 2012, Cari-Jane Hakes|
|Pod 4 - Hollyhocks, September 2012, Cari-Jane Hakes|
Zooming in and looking closely at the hollyhock seeds - I had no idea they had so many markings. A tiny little crimped edge and a furry, downy middle. A million tiny revelations scattered to the wind and into the dust.
Elsewhere in the blog-o-universe other authors are writing and photographing on a similar theme. Caroline over on Trend Daily
has been capturing images of the faded beauty she finds residing in the vases around her home. And, Design Skool
has just posted a rather amazing post on dandelions. Go forth, click and explore mes amis! But don't forget to look, look and look again whilst you are out and about - you never know what you might discover.