The Arch City Gardener

Journeys In St. Louis Gardening and Beyond

Frozen Assets

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A winter ice storm–the first of the season–put a frozen crystal glaze on the grasses, trees and shrubs. Melting now, forecasters warn of a second and possibly third wave of freezing ice this weekend.

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Graceful grasses look like spun brown sugar.

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Crystal branches from my neighbor’s shrub.

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Japanese forest grass

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Splayed out by the weight of the ice, the oakleaf hydrangea’s branches arch toward the patio.

 

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Yard objects are frozen in time.

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The birdbath transformed to an ice skating rink.

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Author: mjarz

Welcome to the Arch City Gardener. My name is Mimi and I started this blog to share my journeys in learning to garden in St. Louis County, Missouri and learn more from my readers who garden. Thanks for reading The Arch City Gardener.

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