This mature red bud tree has grown over our deck each year. This has allowedme to examine the red buds more closely.
"... and the day came when the risk it took to remain tight in the bud was morepainful than the risk it took to blossom..." from Sharon Logan
You have my permission to use these images as you wish either to forwardto your friends or your own flower list. Some have used them for personal greeting cards. I would appreciate photo credit if you do.