Gallery #2 - Trees help define the scene.
Those troublesome bears!
Red Crepe Myrtles
Refinery before & after John's Pines were added.
In this scene, a few pines set the mood, boost the sense of scale and make it "come alive".
A few new Mesquite trees on the R.D. Moses Museum Layout in Jefferson, Texas..
Cypress trees & knees in a riverbed.
Mesquite's are well-suited for dry conditions.
Notice how changing the trees can change the effect: Cottonwood & white Dogwood in left photo; Weeping Willow in the right photo.
IThree Aspen in my "hint of yellow" phase on my home layout.