Plants on a frosty morning

Beauty in the garden takes on a different form during cold months in my Connecticut gardens. As a  short stroll on a frosty morning reveals, plants and shrubs that otherwise might go unnoticed take on a magical air when kissed by frost.

 

Brown bayberry leaves look like chocolate sprinkled with sugar.

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Boxwood leaves edged in silver frost.

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Ferns decorated by Jack Frost.

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Blades of fescue kissed with frozen water droplets.

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Pennisetum brushes reflect frosty dew.

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Pieris blooms glow through an icy coating.

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Santolina shines even more silvery than normal.

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Viburnum details are highlighted under a frosty coat.

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Winterberry berries drip with early morning ice.

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