Narcissus, with their cheerful faces, springing forth to greet us in the chilly April morning air.
The brisk morning air on the field of crocus blossom, the sun begins to warm and coax them to open.
Astilbe flower stalks in the frozen landscape. Skeletal forms lend themselves to dramatic shadows in contrast with the sparkling snow beneath.
A dreamy moment, Rose of Sharon, asleep for the winter, in the midst of the silently falling snow.
The pink anemone, climbing in her graceful elegance. Delicate & whimsical - dancing in the gentle summer breeze.
Detail of the "yellow shrimp" justicia - an evergreen, ever-blooming spectacle. (zones 9-11)
The leaves of the strawberry plant, kissed with frost crystals, as they transition to rest for the winter, to begin again in the spring.
The late summer perennial bed, with hydrangea, cleome and rose bushes against the backdrop of a red barn.
The grape honeysuckle, having reached the top of its generous support structure, climbing towards the limitless sky.
Hops (Humulus lupulus)
Hops on the vine in late summer, gracefully draped over their support structure, almost ready for harvest.