Attack of the Agavaceae

I’ll make this week’s challenge post short because I am currently doing a madeleine bake-athon for my friend’s wedding this Saturday. I am making three flavors, vanilla dipped in chocolate, orange blossom, and rosewater. And I figured out how to stage them for the dessert table!

giant agave plant

This another photo of one of my many trips to the Huntington Library. This is me with an unusually large agave plant at the Desert Garden section. For your reference, I am 5’7 (170.2 cm) and I’m wearing sandals.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

Take a break at the Huntington Library

Collage is defined as:

a piece of art made by sticking various different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric onto a backing,

the art of making collages, and

a combination or collection of various things

For this post, I’ll apply the definition with the last point: “a combination or collection of various things.”

I’ll feature the Huntington Library and Garden at Sierra Madre. It’s one of my favorite places in Los Angeles. Actually Huntington Library hits my Top Ten places in Los Angeles.

The campus is huge and each time I go, I don’t go through everything because there’s so much to see! I enjoy taking this visit in chunks, but then again I am local and I do come back again. If you are in Los Angeles for a visit, go see as much as you can from the Huntington Library and take a break at the Rose Garden Tea Room for some tea and sandwiches.

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I took this photo back in I believe 2013. It’s interesting the way the leaves of this deciduous tree is placed against the bamboo.

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A cactus collection in the desert garden.

I’ve got quite a photo collection from Huntington Library. Stay tuned for more photos in future photos!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage