"There ought to be gardens for all months in the year,
in which, severally, things of beauty may be then in season."
- Sir Francis Bacon
Lilacina Crape Myrtles hold the color of November's Garden.
The stain of grapes colour the last of Salvia
leucantha under the crape myrtles.
Orange Crape Myrtle foliage as viewed from
the Upper Garden path where terra cotta pots
hold December's Violas.
Hips of White Dawn rose.
A twist of Virginia creeper winds around a
little statue among ferns under a live oak.
Flowering pomegranate shrubs in yellow dress
in the Upper Garden.
A Skipper visits lingering blooms of Lantana montevidensis.
Camellia sasanqua in the back yard reminds us that winter is on the way.
January's garden is already tucked away in the greenhouse.
After a rain, tea fragrance is noted when we walk past this tree.
Abundant buds open a few at a time, through December.
In case of a freeze, tight buds will not be harmed, to open afterward.
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