Urban Splendor

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“Desiccation” – Hamnett Way – Wilkinsburg, PA – A bundle of posies drying on a mangled sheet of particle board… Most likely a product of one of the neighborhood children… Inspiration comes from the most unlikely places… In this case… The toxic backyard of a neighborhood abandoned house…

Columbine

“Constant Volunteer” – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – I have no idea where this Columbine came from… It just appeared in my garden one year…

YellowonWhite

“Yellow Goatsbeard” – Wilkinsburg, PA – blooming above the fallen Viburnum blossoms…

SuaveClucker

“Posed” – Garden Dreams – Wilkinsburg, PA – Possibly the only nursery in Pittsburgh that requires shoppers to watch out for the chickens…

DoubleColumbine

“Volunteer Columbine” – Garden Dreams – Wilkinsburg, PA – I love to poke around this place with my camera… I can always find something to photograph…

GettinThatNectar

“Get That Nectar” – Hamnett Place Community Garden – Wilkinsburg, PA

BlueJay

“Blue Jay” – Whitney Avenue -Wilkinsburg, PA – Birds in urban environments are used to the presence of humans… I can’t believe how close I can get… This Blue Jay has been getting really close…

ManSized

“Practice – Taller Than I” – Hamnett Way – Wilkinsburg, PA – Had to clean up my pile of stone… Thought this was the best way to do it… Still standing… Five days and strong…

plant petunias and question everything – chriscondello

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2 thoughts on “Urban Splendor

  1. Yes, it is amazing how tame birds in urban gardens can be!

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  2. Fabulous! All of it.

    Posed makes me want to let the chickens out for a run.

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