WINTERSCENES'09

Monches Farm, LLC
5890 Monches Road
Colgate, Wisconsin
phone: 262-966-2787

In mid February I visited Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison and took some photographs of their gardens in winter. I was struck by the subtle beauty of seedpods and stems emerging out of the snow - reminders of the spring to come.
Perovskia Stems

Perovskia
(Russian Sage)
stems

Sedum
Seedheads

Sedum
Miscanthus Plumes

Miscanthus Plumes

Winter
Bench

Winter Bench
Astilbe Seedheads

Astilbe
Seedheads

Container
in the
Snow

Container in Snow
Hydrangea Seedheads Hydrangea
Seedheads

Stachys Foliage

Stachys
(Lamb's Ears)
Foliage

Gazing
Globe

Gazing Globe

3 Layers of Tan

Three Layers of
Tan

Red Twig
Dogwood
Stems

Red Twig Dogwood
Winter Containers

Winter
Container

Bark
Feature

Bark Features
Runny Nose
You know it's winter when...
even the garden statuary has a runny nose!
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