Saturday, March 19, 2016

MY CORKSCREW WITCH HAZEL


My winter garden holds about as much
 JOY and PEACE
as my spring, summer and fall gardens do ~


and lately this squiggly shrub called a
CORKSCREW WITCH HAZEL


has me entranced


as I circle underneath the twisted branches


searching for my buried 
DOODLE DOGGY BONES!


This massive monster tree ( Cupressus Nootkatensis) stands lofty 30 feet 
over my CSWH
protecting it from harsh north winds, raging hurricanes
and nor'easters.


Beauty is all around me in my winter garden.
Have a view below!


~~ as I tell you about my world the weather forecast
suggests that a nor'easter will descend upon us on Sunday late.
Please send us good vibes to melt that sucker
so SPRING can commence in true style!!

14 comments:

  1. Beautiful with large snowflakes falling, and a lacy branchy witch hazel tree. Delicate and drooping with snow. Lovely, every one, but the video shows it in real time.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The video seems to make one's world a wee bit more real, eh!?!

      Cheers!!

      Delete
  2. Beautiful snow-covered corkscrew witch hazel. Wait. Snow-covered?!? What happened to spring? Poor you!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Feel our pain and anguish, Mitch !!!!

      Guess what? Snow storm on Sunday evening so we need to accept our fate ~ hunker down and just chill out!

      Oh please let me be wrong!!

      Delete
  3. The corkscrew witch hazel looks magnificent with snow on it! Good thing because apparently you're in for a ton of it tomorrow night. Too bad! But it will be "farmers' fertilizer" as Jim said on his blog today. That's a new term for me -- never heard it before!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oh yes, farmer's fertilizer has been used in our parts, it would seem forever!

      The Annapolis Valley, Wolfville (you remember my hometown?!) is farming territory so I suspect because of the history of agriculture this term was used liberally!

      Delete
  4. Sophie, are you chilly in your new cut? I love the shape of the witch hazel - it looks like it belongs in a magical land. Here's hoping for nicer weather in the future.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Sophie LOVES her shorter hair, always has ~ she becomes youthful again!!

      Snow storm predicted for Sunday evening ~ fingers crossed hoping nothing amounts to much of anything!

      Cheers!!!

      Delete
  5. SNOW!!!!!!!! Ron, please send some here to Germany.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. First flight by KLM!!

      Will that help out with your request!! LOL!!

      Delete
  6. Ron, this is a lovely post! You and Jim have created such a beautiful garden over the years! And it is quiet ~ but I hear some birds, maybe crows. Loved the falling snow. I've been having a tough time focusing on what I'm trying to type in the hotel lobby, but now I'm in our bathroom. Terry discovered that we can pick up the hotel wifi with our computer on the sink. Once we're in, we can move the computer to a chair. Ah! Peace, but not as peaceful as your winter garden, my friend! Happy Easter!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Happy Easter Louise & Terry!

      As you know our garden is a labour of love. Now you have witnessed 2 seasons in our garden ~ Summer for real and Winter online! Massive Aloha and I saw a picture of a storm abrewing on a beach in Hawaii on the 24th! I suspect you did too! Actually the colours were amazing!

      Cheers to you both!
      Now go to the bathroom and create!

      LOL!

      Delete

This 'DOODLE' is looking forward to your comment....don't be shy...all I do is SNIFF & LICK!