Wordless Wednesday: Winter Solstice
Winter Solstice is tomorrow, the shortest day of the year. Dark at 4:30 is sad, but it’s temporary. From this point forward, the days get longer. Here we celebrate the beauty of winter even with no snow or frost in sight.
Lady bugs hang out on parsley that has bolted to seed.
Shelling peas begin to flower as they climb the trellis.
‘Tis the season for Navel oranges. Fa la la la la, la la la la.
Praying Mantis egg casing found on our apple tree.
Everybearing strawberries usually give us a harvest in December. We feel so lucky to have them.
Monarch caterpillars stripping the last of the milkweed.
A Monarch chrysalis nestled in the mint. The wings are starting to darken inside.
Yes, we have tomatoes in December. These Missouri Pinks just keep going.
Whether your garden is covered with snow or providing you with daily greens, Happy holidays and happy Winter Solstice from our garden to yours!