Just a few weeks ago this was a wretched spot, a brown and dismal blot on the landscape that was a pain to behold. But every year, without fail, the ground heaves and a wealth of greenery and flowers take hold again. I never fail to be awed at how rapid the transition is.
(Canon 5D Mk II with the wide-angle Canon 16 – 35mm f 2.8 L lens. Hand-held at ISO 200, 1/6 sec @ f16.)