I love surrounding myself with plants. I enjoy the beauty they add to my home and for me, it's a treat taking care of them. Watching a tiny plant grow and change gives me a weird sort of satisfaction. I talk to my plants, most have names like Big Bertha and Wild Child.
Recently scientist have discovered plants have an intense way of communicating with each other. They can warn one another of danger from pests. They can then prepare for an attack by emitting toxins. Fascinating isn't it?
This past weekend I took a walk through one of my favorite parks. I stopped a couple of times to take pictures of some of the freshly bloomed flowers and buds with my iPhone. When I got home I played with them with a few of my favorite apps. An hour later I had some pretty cool images. Here are a few.