Perhaps the alter ego of the Phoenix, this blossom arose, not from the ashes of fire, but from the grips of a hard freeze. It weathered the cold without protection or cover, enduring by its own innate strength, a beautiful survivor of adversity. #phoenix #blossom #freeze #frost
Tag Archives: Frost
Santa, Frosty, and Jack
During a recent chilly morning walk we saw Santa, Frosty and Jack’s Frost. While we didn’t actually see Jack, he left his handiwork on the shivering shingles on the house nearby as well as on several others, and from the looks of the weather report, he is far from done. #santa #frostythesnowman #jackfrost
A couple of hard freezes chilled our expectations for our pineapple patch, but to our surprise at least eight new pineapples are poking out from the frostbitten plants. Sweeeet!
Plumeria and the Phoenix
Like a phoenix arising from its own ashes, these shoots are budding replacements for the tree from which they were taken. The tree itself was killed in a hard freeze this winter, but these shoots were taken before the freeze and kept safe in the shed. When they started to bud while in a boxContinue reading “Plumeria and the Phoenix”
Yep, it’s winter in Florida and now the leaves are falling. Tonight we will approach the freezing mark and while it may not ice over the birdbath, it will leave some frost on the shingles. At least it is leaves that will be falling, not snow.