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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Frosty Cup & Saucer Vine


I miss the plant posts this time of year.  If you were to happen upon my blog in the winter, you'd never even know I have a garden.  Everything is sleeping.

Every single yard or plant photo that I have saved on my hard drive is in a random slideshow rotation as my screen saver.  You forget about all your warm weather babies when it's 35 degrees outside.  I love seeing them on the screen when I walk by the computer.

This past week has been ccccc-cold.  And frosty.  I just happened to notice how cool the cup and saucer vine looked the other day, with its tendrils, droopy and frozen in time.  So, what does a gardener do?  Grab her camera and run outside in her bathrobe, of course.











I think Charlotte hitched a ride south before she finished her web.
Brrrrrr!


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6 comments:

  1. We always leave up some of our grasses and sedums for winter interest (as opposed to fall laziness) but you're right, it's not the same. Love your photos.

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  2. Ha! Rockstar! Those pics are awesome! Loving that web too! I have started stashing money away for new plants for spring...I can hardly wait!!!

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  3. Wow, that web looks cool! You could look at my yard and beds during summer and think it was winter. D to the E A D.

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  4. Such a pretty vine, even in this chilly weather. I've never grown cup and saucer vine--it's an annual,right? How big does it get, and does it like sun or partial shade?

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  5. what gorgeous photos! i love the ones of the web!

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  6. I was thinking of Charlotte too when I saw that web in the corner. How pretty it is with the frost on it.

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