January 15, 2016

The Season's First Snowfall

The first real snowflakes of the year are always fun to see.

We finally had a winter snowfall here in Bedford, New York. Until now, we’ve only seen flurries. And, although this weather system was light and short-lived, it left a beautiful coating of powdery, white snow in the landscape. Fortunately, we've been ready for winter for quite some time - plants were all tucked away in temperature controlled greenhouses, while shrubs, hedges and cold-sensitive garden containers were tightly wrapped in burlap. Here are some photos...