The Transformative Effect of Snow

potted acer with now on branchesIt’s interesting how snow reveals patterns and textures and highlights things that might go unnoticed in normal circumstances when there is the distraction of colour. Daylily shoots form a necklace of green at the foot of the tulip tree, the olive tree with its coating of snow is reminiscent of William Morris’s willow design, the Japanese acer’s delicate elegance is even more evident and grasses become snow fountains.

green shoots appear through the snow
grass with snow makes a fountain effect
snow rest heavy on the olive leaves
potted acer with now on branches
green shoots appear through the snowgrass with snow makes a fountain effectsnow rest heavy on the olive leavespotted acer with now on branches

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2 Responses to The Transformative Effect of Snow

  1. Very pretty, especially the Daylily necklace!

  2. The Enduring Gardener

    Thank you Mark & Gaz. I see things are looking pretty over at Alternative Eden too, much to the cat’s delight..

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