Wordless Wednesday – Winter Afternoon

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June 3rd, 4pm: -3C / 26F

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33 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday – Winter Afternoon

    • It is frost, it was worse this morning when I left for work (I had to chisel ice of the car as tipping water over it didn’t do anything), and I don’t think it melted all day as it was still there this afternoon when I got home!

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    • Thanks – even Sydney has recorded its coldest run of June mornings for 80+ years. Not a feat that happens very often! The garden is all frost hardy – these agapanthus will probably get rather burnt and mushy, and despite the fact that I wish nature would kill them to save me digging them out, nothing seems to stop them in their tracks!!!!

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    • Thanks Kris! It’s just the clump of Agapanthus, which I’m going to remove at any rate – nothing ever seems to kill it. Fire, flood, frost, snow, heat, drought….the thing is indestructible!

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    • Thanks Frances! This week has been very chilly, and a couple of days where the top temperature didn’t get above 0C, but the forecast is for more normal temperatures (around 6C in the day) this weekend

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  1. It’s hot here in Portland, and I am grumpy. Temps at over 90F does that to me. Not only is it a beautiful photo, seeing it cooled me off a bit. And, it made me dread summer even more. Please post more icy lovelies!

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  2. That’s a lovely shot, Matt! Winter light is special anyway, and a bit of frost brings it out… πŸ˜‰ I’m afraid your descriptions of agapanthus indestructibility only increase my plans of getting some in next fall. Sorry to be so late with my comment – I’m still trying to catch up online!

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    • Thanks Amy. Agapanthus are actually a great plant (even though I often have a whine about them) – it’s just in this climate they are very invasive and ubiquitous – but in the right setting, I think they are truly lovely!

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