You really should be following Maria Popova’s Tweets, and Brainpicker.
Look at some of the photos. Wow.
Pollet’s view of the lowly ocotillo:
Does one need to have a background in botany to think tree bark is interesting, and even beautiful?
Ms. Popova said Cedric Pollet traveled the world to find these great subjects to photograph. One could do well trying to duplicate his tour.
What trees in your yard have outstanding bark? Where are your photographs?
How often do we see the forest, but miss the details of the trees?