Natural Inspiration III

November 21, 2008 at 4:00 pm 9 comments

Since so many of you seemed to appreciate seeing the last batch of these garden snapshots, I thought I’d share a few more I took yesterday and today.  Snow was falling at the time and the light got reflected in odd ways, adding an almost eerie glow.  I can’t believe it snowed so much in November!  Perhaps it’ll be a white Christmas this year??  The doe in the snow was so calm as I took her picture and I found the combination of her demeanor and the snow extremely peaceful.  Meanwhile, the thorns of the Poncirus trifoliata (Trifoliate- Orange) are rather sinister but alluring, don’t you think? 

Deer stopped in the snow

Snowy poncirus trifoliata

Ilex Winter Gold Berries

Tri-folate orange

Oranges in snow_who have thunk it

Snowy viburnum berries

more photos after the jump

Snowy Ilex Berries

Viburnum berries amongst thorns

Scarlet thorns

My winter container planting

 

 

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Michelle  |  November 21, 2008 at 7:08 pm

    Wonderful!

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  • 2. plantmama  |  November 21, 2008 at 7:17 pm

    Beautiful pictures….Cool plants.

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  • 3. De in D.C.  |  November 21, 2008 at 10:52 pm

    You’re such an amazing photographer. The shot with the doe is spectacular.

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  • 4. Sasha  |  November 22, 2008 at 2:09 am

    I absolutely love the picture of oranges in the snow, as well as the picture of the doe.

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  • 5. Elizabeth  |  November 24, 2008 at 2:22 pm

    Beautiful pictures!! We live in Chester County PA and much to our shock (and delight!), received a good bit of snow this past friday too. It was our first snowfall of the year and i thought it was just beautiful. are you near chester county? I always enjoy your blog. Thought I would finally comment. Take Care!

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  • 6. Jennie  |  November 24, 2008 at 9:22 pm

    Thanks, everyone! You’re such an appreciative audience. 🙂

    Elizabeth – Actually, these pictures were taken in Chester Co…at Longwood to be exact. 🙂 I technically live in Philadelphia though. It was impressive how much snow we got for so early in the year, wasn’t it? Thanks for the comment!

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  • 7. Moira  |  November 26, 2008 at 1:02 pm

    So beautifull pictures, it seems is already Christmas🙂
    I love snow, but here we don’t have it, not even a little bit.
    Regards from Lisbon – Portugal

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  • 9. Peter Clarke  |  December 12, 2013 at 9:16 am

    I live in Denver, which is zone 5/6. I just bought a Poncirus shrub (the Flying Dragon Bitter Orange) and hope to plant it outside eventually. How cold does it get in Chester County?

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