Snow and Sun – The First Melt

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“Hanging in There” – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – Woke up to the first accumulating snowfall of 2013… 2″ in Pittsburgh…

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“Winter Trumps Fall” – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – I have been waiting for this day… Carefully protecting my plants from the frost… Finally getting my transitional series from fall to winter…

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“A Quick Reminder” – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – Snow falling on summer flowers is a truly pleasant contrast… Many of these flowers will be gone in a week… But today they still bloom…

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“Cold Snow on a Hot Marigold” – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – I got my hands on a few flats of frost damaged Marigolds early this spring… This is one of them… Blooming through the snow… Long after the first killing frost…

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“Covered in Salvia” – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – All photos from this series are from my front yard… A petunia that was covered by my Golden Sage through the snow… South Facing… This garden lasts long after the first few freezes…

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“Staring at the Sun” – Whitney Avenue – Wilkinsburg, PA – Most of the snow melted by noon… The sun came out and the sky was blue… Enough time for a few frosty flowers to peek out at the sun…

plant petunias and question everything – chriscondello

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One thought on “Snow and Sun – The First Melt

  1. SimplySage says:

    Such a beautiful paradox.Nicely done.

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