Winter Garden 1 – my patio

tulips in snow

Okay, I admit it — this is staged. I thought the punch of the tulips’ colours would look good in this photo of my patio and communal lawn in winter, so I brought the vase outside.

Gardens in Winter. Well, that poses a definite challenge for me (thanks Jude!). I was not even semi-seriously interested in photography until a couple of years ago, long after I moved to Australia — and although we have a winter of sorts in Sydney, to me (having lived in Canada until I was 29) winter means snow, and serious cold. What I’m getting at is that my “gardens in winter” photos date to the small span of years that matched me living in London and owning a digital camera. So, here are a few shots of my patio in London, in the winter of 2007.

Brave yellow mini rose after a January snowfall.

Brave yellow mini rose after a January snowfall. (You’ll see this rose again in March for the Wildlife theme!)

Rosehips in January.

Rosehips in January.

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10 thoughts on “Winter Garden 1 – my patio

  1. Now THIS is what a proper winter garden should look like! We don’t get many of them these days. If your patio is like the one opposite then you must have lived in a very nice place in London. Don’t blame you for continuing the migration to Australia though. Thanks for the link Kaz 🙂


  2. I was going to dig out some snowy ones of our garden too, but we might have some of the real stuff before the week’s out 😦 Love that first one, Karen! So pretty 🙂


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