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April showers bring rusty flowers: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology

Yard Arteology: The study of neighbors through lawn decoration... Cold, wet, rainy April days may be a hassle to planning outdoor activities, but apparently they are great for the growth of rusty flower blossoms. In the photo above, a rusty bloom bursts from an old dead tree stump in the Sloan Lake neighborhood. And wetter weather means these oxidizing monstrosities are popping up in neighborhoods all across Denver... With adequate April rainfall and consistent lack of attention, the fixed-wheel flower shown above can remain in rusty bloom throughout the year. Below, a perfect rusty columbine requires proper mulching... The tiny yard of the Highland neighborhood home pictured above is meticulously mulched to provide the perfect low-maintenance staging area for a gigantic sheet metal and stainless-steel columbine. Below, an epic rusting daisy is flanked by plushy stuffed animals... The stuffed plush pups pictured above take advantage of a break in the unsettled Spring weather to bask in the sun before the next April shower. Below, rusty scrap pipe plants can pop up anywhere...

More from our Kenny Be/Comics archive: "Berkeley Park graffiti requires Urban Dictionary translation: Kenny Be's Sign Language."

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