Viburnum, Amelanchier canadensis and a sour cherry tree – beyond them a Chinese grass, the species of which I forget. A visually interesting time of the year in the garden with the different coloours on the same date.
Some weeks, because the weather has been poor, or the artistic skills of the photographer have not risen to the expected dizzy heights … or for some other reason there are few or no new images to share. A perfect opportunity to delve in the archives …
Spring around here is still two to three months away – so, to cheer us all up as we look out on boundless vistas of cold snow, here is a memory of spring 2014.
As well as benefiting birds by providing seeds for food, leaving seed-heads to stand through the winter enables snow to form delightful “sculptures” for us to enjoy. A few months ago this was an inflorescence on a wild, carrot plant that was abuzz with insects.