Jacaranda trees are blooming all over San Diego now. It’s a breathtaking reminder that yet another year of my life has just flown by. Ah how fast the seasons spin by me now. It seems like only a moment ago that the Jacaranda flower petals covered the ground in a lavender carpet. I carry this beauty in my heart.
April in San Diego brings Jacaranda trees in full bloom with lavender flowers. Entire neighborhoods in Pacific Beach & downtown San Diego are planted with Jacaranda trees. Everywhere I drive my eyes are dazzled by the lavender bouquets filling the sky. When the sky is overcast, the lavender flowers seem to be even denser in color. A purple haze created by nature. Underneath the Jacaranda trees, the ground is a lavender carpet. I daydream of laying down on the flower carpet, but when I walk up to the trees, the air is buzzing with bees greedily drinking the pollen from the flowers. The bees are on the ground, too so that they don’t miss the pollen from even one flower. It is a sort of bee madness of gorging on lavender blooms to feed their queen. Continue reading
JACARANDA TREES are everywhere in San Diego. Whole neighborhoods are filled with these beauties & they are all in bloom now. In the morning when the coastal overcast sky is gray, the lavender color seems to be rich & breathing with beauty. As the flowers finish their bloom, the petals will fall & create a lavender flower petal carpet.