1/12/13

Winter in the back 40

Pretty colors in morning light.

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A lot of basic green tho'.

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I don't get to see who visits the birdbath during the afternoons much any more. One day again I'll be a man of leisure. For now, I'm a working stiff. It's nice to be wanted, anyway.

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The aeoniums go dormant in summer and basically sit there. Winter is their growing season.

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Also the Cestrum elegans. Heavy bloom, coming soon.

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I moved the dracaena outside a few years ago when the kittens were inclined to climb it. And knock it over. And make a big mess. Maybe I can bring it back inside now. They've mellowed out some. Anyway, I'm impressed it's done so well outside although it must be agonizingly root-bound. Guy does not love houseplants. Getting it back inside will be an uphill battle. Once it's back inside, I think he'll get used to it. I'll do it when he's gone, I guess.

In the meantime, I have a lot of pruning to do...

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3 comments:

Lisa Wakelam said...

What a fine way to start my work week-Plants & Sculpture. Thank-you.

Our Boxing Day storm has finally washed away and I spied a lone daffodil making a valiant attempt to surface. It will soon be covered by another blanket of snow.
Ah, spring...

Lisa

Annie in Austin said...

The birds are lucky - that's a gorgeous birdbath. Is that really moss encircling the outside? I do miss seeing moss!

Good luck with sneaking in the dracaena.

Country Mouse said...

Ah pruning schmuning - I like the tendrils on the sweet little cherub! That said - well, ya I also have a lot of pruning to do!