After the record-breaking cold of Thanksgiving day, it has been several days of fog and rain here in our corner of New Hampshire which is slowly melting away the snow.
It was the first snow of the season yesterday but, unfortunately, I didn't have the chance to take many photos. I had not finished putting up the winter deer fence and, as bad luck would have it, about three or four deer descended on the garden Thursday night. Sigh. We finished the fence today and so hopefully things are now tightly sealed off and secure
I'm just loving all the interesting forms and textures in the November garden like these Monarda seed heads, especially when they are accompanied by some of the finer, more frillery grasses. Gone are all the bright colors of summer, now replaced by the more subtle browns and beiges so characteristic of this month.
Even before winter is fully upon us, the flower buds of Magnolia x loeberni 'Leonard Messel' offer the promise of Spring.Read More