Reading gardening blogs in winter sparks very mixed emotions in me. I like to see what things look like in kinder climates such as the UK and coastal California; looking at bright pretty pictures cheers me up, to some degree. It also makes me wildly jealous to consider what other people think of as “winter gardening,” as in this post:

This is what January looks like here, and what passes for “interest” in my garden:

3 thoughts on “Winter garden

  1. We planted a very confused plum tree this year that suddenly decided to bloom last week. No leaves, just flowers. Very pretty, but there is nothing around to pollinate it.

      1. It’s a bit early for plum trees here. I think it’s a native to the area, but I’m not sure. DH tried to do more natives this time around in the hope that they’ll be more likely to last.

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