Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Winter beech trees

Janet (of Queen of Seaford) remembered in a comment on a previous post that I'd posted about winter beeches last winter. I had forgotten (and was glad to look back at it), since a wonderful aspect of mid-winter here in the Piedmont is the remnant brown leaves persisting in the understory of our regenerating forests. They're so noticeable this time of year - in mid to late January, and in the clear winter light.

Isn't that the fun of having an online garden journal, after all? Not only to have a record, but friends to remind us of our observations?

1 comment:

  1. There are many beech along the Colonial Parkway and I love seeing them in the winter. Again, thanks for sharing what kind of tree they are.


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