Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Morning frost

Beauty One of my favourite things to look at in the world is the transformation wrought by frost - particularly hoar frost, which coats objects above ground level with a forest of spiky needles. Ivy leaves delicately outlined are a favourite, but we don't have any of those (at least, not photogenic ones) in our back garden. What we do have, however, is a leylandii hedge and a clump of pampas grass. Today's frost showed that the hedge is covered, from about four feet above the ground, in cobwebs: And the pampas grass shows a hoarfrost mohican, with Kita in the background: Love having a garden.


Anonymous carol said...

Gorgeous photos. Thank you for sharing.

1/24/2006 10:43:00 PM  
Blogger Vicki Knitorious said...

I am so thankful for digital cameras -- what did we do without them? Great photos...

I couldn't find an email, but wanted you to know that I've tagged you in my Wednesday morning post.


1/25/2006 06:00:00 AM  
Blogger Mary deB said...

Wow, must go look for cobwebs outside now! Beautiful!

1/25/2006 07:16:00 AM  
Blogger Pig wot flies said...

Beautiful! I love the cobwebs especially.

1/25/2006 09:23:00 AM  

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