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Life is full of twists and turns

By Kaxxie
Happy Saturday everyone

These are images from Wisley. I was fascinated with the way the wisteria was twisting itself up the trees. I bet it looks stunning when it’s in flower.

Thank you so much for all your votes and comments on The stormy sky and the lighthouse. It was absolutely exhilarating being able to witness Storm Ciara. I have never experienced winds so strong that you are struggling to remain standing and when the spray hit it was great fun. I did actually think I had drowned my phone at one point and my hands were numb with cold so I sat in the car drying my phone and warming my hands in preparation for the next onslaught. I wouldn’t have missed it for the world! 😉

Take care

Karen


Tags: Trees Rhs wisley Shadows and light Wildlife and nature Wisteria roots

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24 Apr 2021 8:30AM
Amazing patterns it's created Karen.
Geoff
johnke Plus
8 231 17 England
24 Apr 2021 8:33AM
A wonderful presentation Karen, reminds me of a poem

Oh the web we weave, very well seen...John
24 Apr 2021 8:59AM
Well spotted Karen. Lovely set.

Mike
24 Apr 2021 10:53AM
Great captures, it looks like some giant snakes are trying to strangle the trees.
Sylvia
cooky Plus
17 6 5 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2021 11:10AM
It is definitely going where it wants Karen! Lovely capture.

Bet this would also convert to a spooky BW! Shush, don't tell anybody I have said this!

Kath
24 Apr 2021 11:27AM
I'm waiting for our wisteria to flower so you can come and look at that. Mind you, we planted it about seven years ago and it hasn't flowered yet.
Mike
24 Apr 2021 11:56AM
Lovely set Karen ... nice patterns you captured there
24 Apr 2021 12:03PM
The perfect title for this lovely set, Karen.

JohnSmile
24 Apr 2021 1:08PM
Smashing set Karen.SmileSmile
mac Plus
20 13 Scotland
24 Apr 2021 1:50PM
A super set - Looks a snake wrapping itself round the tree. An anaconda?
Ian
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2021 4:23PM
Fascinating images, fine shadows as well...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
24 Apr 2021 4:26PM
This looks so much like the strangler fig down here that I went off on a bit of a search to find out if there was a relationship between it and wisteria. The strangler fig kills huge trees here - wraps its root around the tree's root and cuts off the food supply, The wisteria can kill a smaller tree apparently but it doesn't appear to be related,

Well spotted and captured
24 Apr 2021 5:14PM
GLAD TO MAKE IT 30!!!!!!
SPLENDID SHOT!!
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2021 7:21PM
It certainly is!
Love your lead image of this interesting set, so well found and captured, with shadows for today.
Ju
24 Apr 2021 7:54PM
Beautifully captured Karen, love the dapple of lights on V1...Lin
24 Apr 2021 8:10PM
Wonderful shadows for today. Know Wisley well used to go there every now and then. Debs
24 Apr 2021 10:52PM
Super twisted set, Karen, with a perfect caption. We wouldn’t learn things if we didn’t have the twists, good to embrace them 🙂 wonderful to see this set!

Dave 🙂

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