In my search for flowers blooming in southern Maryland in December, I was greeted by a sunny, very short-stemmed dandelion! The pond is frozen but this flower seems perfectly happy. I wish my camellias looked as happy as this dandelion. How far North do they bloom in December?
Did you get this blog post Thursday?
Christmas cacti are crazy! No wonder so many people have them! This one was a gift I received last Christmas. It has already been re-potted once and I will move it to an even larger pot this spring. It is a gift that keeps on giving!
Add rosemary to the list of flowers still in bloom after several hard frosts in December in southern MD. Guess I need to look more carefully. Wish I could pass along the aroma. Do you cook with fresh rosemary?
I now have a bouquet of Lumberjack’s Toilet Paper, aka Common Mullein, in my kitchen in December! Hard to believe it is still blooming here in southern Maryland. We’ve had several frosts.
Before sunset the colors are difficult to capture. Date 12-4-17.
Once the sun is covered, colors reappear.
After sunset the clouds are in power. Now the sun’s light is reflected rather than blinding and in your face.
Enlargement of clouds low on horizon after sunset.
This circle of vines was created by morning glories, with the help of Virginia Creeper! It begs to be drawn.