Wednesday, April 14, 2010

'M' is for Mustard Meadows

The area of Palos Verdes Nature Preserve that burned in last August's fire is recovering well, in full living color. The same area after the fire is shown on the Land Conservancy web page: pvplc.org/land/portuguesebend.

29 comments:

Powell River Books said...

You are up late this evening! Thanks for stopping by. I'd forgotten how beautiful the mustard could be. We were a dry place, but spring could bring out the best in us. - Margy

Serge Cornillet said...

Fantastic view and colors, good pic!
Serge

Jay said...

Oh, that is pretty! Far, far nicer than our own man-made square yellow fields of oilseed rape!

Greyscale Territory said...

Such a stunning view of the countryside! Living colour indeed!

brattcat said...

What a breathtaking recovery. Wonderful!

Hilda said...

Wonderful!

Brenda's Arizona said...

What beauty is recreated after the devastation. Just lovely, Tash.

Sylvia K said...

That is an incredible recovery! Gorgeous shot, Tash! Love the colors! They're so rich! Hope your week is going well!

Sylvia

Naturedigital said...

Beautiful landscape.. in green and yellow..

Marie-Noyale said...

How generous Mother Nature is with us!!

altadenahiker said...

Since when did California become Ireland? gosh, but that's pretty.

Oakland Daily Photo said...

Lovely, enticing photo, Tash.

As a kid I was told that the Spanish expeditions sowed the mustard seeds to mark the trails for those who would follow later. Do you think there's any chance that story is true? Wouldn't it be cool if it were?

Petrea said...

Nature wins! Oakland, I heard that story, too. I hope it's true, I love it.

Manang Kim said...

Nature heals itself and this one is a great example. Happy Wednesday!

ABC Wednesday~M

Roger Owen Green said...

Amazing regeneration.

I know sometimes they do controlled burns arouned here for that very reason.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Paula said...

What incredible shades of yellow-green. Beautiful.

peripheralperceptions said...

Isn't it wonderful how nature can restore itself after a devastating event? Lovely shot.

Tami said...

ummmmm WOW!

TheChieftess said...

Beautiful!!!

Chuck Pefley said...

I'm guessing from your title this is wild mustard seed plant? Lovely yellow!

Wanda said...

How beautiful those Mustard Meadows...and of course that ocean in the background. A perfect M.

amatamari© said...

Really incredibly beautiful vision: thanks, wonderful pictures!
:-)

Pasadena Adjacent said...

I like the way you framed this image with the flowers in the lower portion of the photograph. They're so subtle against the riot of color in the mid ground. I love Palos Verdes.

That web site of the preserve is not user friendly. It would be great if they included a google map

Bibi said...

Bibi and I both want to run through this GORGEOUS field.

Cezar and Léia said...

Hello dear Tash
wow this landscape is magnificent, a gift for my day here...thanks so much!
Hugs
Léia

Clueless in Boston said...

It almost looks like a landscape out of a fairy tale.

1ondoncalling said...

Like a magic carpet!

Lori Lynn said...

We are so fortunate to live in such a beautiful area! Great capture!
LL

Merisi said...

Oh so beautiful!
I love how you framed the picture with the row of flowers at the bottom and the sea at the top.


I am writing this while it is raining and grey in grey here.