The Beauty of Weeds

 Weeds!  Humble weeds!  Unnoticed weeds, the beauty of which can be absolutely amazing…if only we take the time to look.

summer weeds

 Often it is the way the light showcases them

beautiful summer weeds in Umbria

or their stark, prickly aspect and stunning colors

summer Italian flowers

or their shapes

Italian weeds

or the contrast they create with other elements

summer weeds in Umbria

or their superbly delicate detail

summer weeds on the lake

Often they so perfectly frame the scene we have stopped to admire…but are themselves totally overlooked.

Umbrian weeds

Often they are strikingly unusual

Italian summer weeds

…or  just plain simply gorgeous for all these reasons!  The fascinating world and beauty of weeds...begging to be noticed and admired!

-Mary