Love in the Time of Drought

Those white plastic things surrounding a baby tree? A "Grow tube", tree protector, and/or tree shelter. Put a thousand in a field and it looks like a lot of hope. What else, if not a type of love, would support such a hopeful/wishful/romantic act of planting an orchard when there is absolutely no rain before or behind you?  I call this piece Love in the Time of Drought

  Russel Blvd, Westward, in progress.

Russel Blvd, Westward, in progress.