SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Pruned trees growing in orderly rows
Grass either left wild or controlled by mowing
Flowering trees in spring
Trees thick with green leaves in spring and summer
Blossoms drifting in the breeze and blanketing the ground
Soil littered with detritus such as leaves, twigs, fallen fruit, or branches
Colorful autumn leaves in the fall
Trees laden with nuts (almonds, cashews, pecans, walnuts) or fruit (apples, oranges, figs, pears, peaches, cherry, etc.)
Fallen fruit scattered around each tree’s trunk
Bare branches in winter
Snow blanketing the ground (in some areas)
White stacks of beehives 
Sprinkler and irrigation systems
Tractors pulling trailers for collection
Lawnmowers, wheelbarrows, and pruning tools
Bushels and baskets
Ladders beneath the trees
Farmers, paid pickers, or customers harvesting fruit
Visiting children and school groups
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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SETTING DESCRIPTION EXAMPLE:
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