Corn Row and Strawberries

hidden figures and colors for the type of day

Under the Corn - digital painting / art prints - Dan Beck 2006

Under the Corndigital painting / art prints – Dan Beck 2006

It is not uncommon to see a single row of corn as a barrier between the road and the berry fields. I don’t know why that is – I can’t imagine it provides that much of a windbreak – perhaps it is tradition – like the rosebush at the end of a grape row (so I thought).

I just happened to notice pickers yesterday with heads barely visible – essentially under and behind the row of corn.

There were many other pickers joining them. The colors kind of just happened – but in some ways I feel they are more representative of the type of day and weather than a photo would have been.

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See Also

  • Blogsite Exclusive Images
    guide to images and articles of newer images – many strawberry picking
  • Donaldson Farms Education
    searching for explanation or corn row and strawberries – I found this nice pictorial of farm in NJ – nice enough to link to – that’s for sure, but no explanation or reference could I find anywhere

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