Where is the Shade?
The bright yellow lantana plant blossoming in the desert springtime sun was not yet parched. Had not yet felt the unyielding intensity of summer’s rays piercing its tender shoots. Next to this lantana stood a medium-sized bush covered in winter’s shriveled leaves. Though this bush looked dead, it cast a gentle shadow over the yellow pom poms, enduring the heat for this graceful plant. This week, though, the bush was pruned back to the ground, exposing the yellow blossoms … Continue reading →