A Remembrance of Things Past

21 Mar

At the moment, the wind is biting, the temperature is dropping rapidly, and we are in for a frost tonight. Still, I am on the verge of getting carried away by spring and all the promise it holds — new growth, new surprises waiting to be discovered, and oh-so welcome color. Spring is just on the horizon, I know it. But today is a reminder that we are not quite there yet. It seems a good moment to give a shout out to some of last year’s plants that came through winter and managed to retain a stark splendor even though their color had long faded. These old plants will soon make way for the new, but here is a brief photographic remembrance that will last even after their time has well and truly passed.

Hydrangea Paniculata

Dried Seed Pods, Unidentified Tree

Echinacea (Ruby Giant)

One Response to “A Remembrance of Things Past”

  1. Gretzel March 22, 2013 at 9:46 am #

    ¿En busca del tiempo perdido?


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