We’re having a mini heat wave at the moment, but since most everything is still brown, I still know it’s winter.
That doesn’t mean, though, that spots of color can’t be found.
Since I shattered my right humerus six years ago, I’ve been weaker and haven’t been able to do everything I used to do, so I haven’t really done much gardening, which I love. However, I’m hoping to get back out there this year and bring out some color and fragrance. Until then, I’ll satisfy myself with these pics of plants that bloom in January.
Snowdrops are like little bursts of Spring.
Image found on goodfon.su.
Forget raindrops on roses (but not whiskers on kittens); raindrops on forsythia are one of my favorite things.
This pinkish lenten rose is one of the beauties found underneath leaves.
Considering my love for purple, of COURSE I’d love these purple lenten roses.
Image found on fromlynnsgarden.wordpress.com.
Another hellebore (like the lenten rose), the Christmas rose is very striking.
Though sometimes mistaken for forsythia, winter jasmine has its own beauty.
Image found on University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture site.
A dainty crocus is a delightful surprise.
Every so often, I’m tempted to grow witch hazel, if just for the very interesting blooms.
Image found on The Gardening Register.
I’ve never tried to grow Daphne, but I may have to think about it, especially since it blooms in winter.
Image found on FineGardening.
No, not a flower. Just ‘cuz …