Floating ginkgo leaves

Floating ginkgo leaves

The Japanese Garden, Van Nuys, California.

Back home in Connecticut fall is almost over: almost all of our leaves are down, the last of the oaks will be down this week no doubt (I have to do at least one more big cleanup when I get home). Here in Los Angeles, the gingko trees are shedding leaves and this was a nice collection of them that was floating on the water of this sewage treatment plant.

Yes, for those who tuned in late, the Japanese Garden is a very small part of a much larger sewage treatment plant. What a great idea to let this not quite finished grey water feed plants, fish, and birds.

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