Noticing the little things

dixieboyMay 16, 2011

In recent days i've just noticed the rusty or reddish tinge to the cut off boots at the base of our sabals & realize i really like the look! Here's what i've found while look'in a little deeper, next pic

S.birmingham, next pic

Notice the older lower boots on the s.palmetto, they've turned to a bland coloration, next pic

Whereas the upper newer boots sport the rusty coloration, i like the rusty colors while they last, what do you'all think?? Noticing the little things!! lol

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palmcitrusbananava

WOW! Your palms are amazing! The trunks are so nice too!
Not having any palms that big, make me unqualified to answer your question. haha I like the look on yours though! :)

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 10:26AM
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dixieboy

palmcitrusbanana, glad you enjoyed the lesson today! lol Thanks

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 2:50PM
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statenislandpalm7a(7a)

Very nice palms. I like the coloring on the leaf boots. I think it has to do with the boots still being alive and while they are drying out they turn that colors. The older leaf boots are dead and lost their color but they still stay on the palms

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 5:45PM
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dixieboy

statenislandpalm, hey maybe its dried blood & takes awhile for it to fade!! lol Like you, i like the look whatever the reason! Thanks.

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 6:23PM
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statenislandpalm7a(7a)

lol

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 6:41PM
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chadec7a

Regardless of which color one likes, Dixieboy hit nail on the head. We all should slow down and take time to enjoy and really see what's around us.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 11:28AM
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dixieboy

Chadec, there you go, lets all stop & smell the roses! Thanks

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 12:27PM
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dixieboy

Speaking of coloration, the evening sun high lighting the spanish moss on our crepe myrtle springs it to life also.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 7:20PM
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statenislandpalm7a(7a)

Nice pic I like the arangment of the yucca,cactus, and the trachy

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 8:33PM
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dixieboy

statenislandpalm thanks, it's gett'in a little crowded in there these days!!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 10:14PM
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