Continuing on our edibles theme for a Flower a Day, this is a rather surprising one (for me at least) as I always associated rice with the far East and much more temperate climes. Our neighbour decided to transform a wetlands part of his property into a rice paddy. This part of his rice crop was described to me as ‘unsuccessful’, but it was such a novelty for me and I liked the look of these grains standing tall in the now dry area, so I photographed it. The other day I got a look at the ‘successful’ part of the crop and I must say it did look very edible and like rice. Edible, but rather dull as it lacks the interesting tones of these and were also hanging drying indoors, out of the growing context. Beauty is in the eye of the beholders, as always.
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