Mankind is a great builder. The roads, buildings and cities are a testament of our achievements. And though such things are a boon to civilized living, nature is there to reclaim what ground it can. These photos of tree roots growing over concrete show just that. This proves that nature can’t be contained and will find a way to break free. Nature wins.
The poet Joyce Kilmer said it best when he said, “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.” A tree planted in the ground just grows there with patience and persistence over many years, some spanning hundreds of years. These photos are a testament to the trees’ majesty and spirit, form and function that only Nature can produce.
Sure botanical gardens are a great way of preserving and showcasing nature’s beauty for the wonderment of all. But the Garden of Cosmic Speculation, as its name suggests, is not your run of the mill garden.