The MOST fascinating part of this year's hiking trip was the visual feast of wildflowers! I CANNOT begin to tell you how abundant the meadows were with every color bloom imaginable. One of the things that I find most interesting is the babying and coddling that my plants receive with a LONG growing season and they don't begin to compare to the beauty of these wildflowers which have a VERY short growing season and are grown in bad soil at best with no outside tending. It makes me realize that "The Master Gardener" of creation has the "Greenest Thumb" of all.
Below is a SMALL sample of the daily banquet enjoyed by us all: