while the first day of winter has yet to officially arrive, the affects of the season are apparent here in texas. the st. augustine grass is brown and dormant; frost has decimated the above-ground portion of tender plants to a blackened skeleton; and the drizzly weather has percolated into the muddy earth. that said, there’s not much blooming in our garden this bloom day… however, on my walk around the neighborhood this morning i captured a few seasonal moments of what were previously blooms:
as you can see, there’s lots of “winter” interest around here. you just have to stop and look closely enough to see and appreciate them.
happy bloom day, and happy holidays to you.