Look at the beautiful views I was seeing with my own eyes!I was sitting on the swing just a few hours before it became cold and the snow started to fall. I would have a cold bottom if sitting there in this picture. ha
The beautiful white blanket covered the Butterfly Bushes and turned them into a white mound. I am not worried about the butterfly bushes as I will prune them in spring. Don't know if you can see it or not but the telephone line had been pulled away from the house and lying in the middle of the bushes. The Saint got his trusty ladder and repaired that one. Looking upward to the trees and the blue background of the sky was awesome!
Luckily our driveway did not have too much snow on it as the asphalt was still warm from the recent rains. It really did not matter though as we knew the snow was coming so we had run our errands the day before. We could stay home and enjoy the views. Plus, in the south when it snows, it is best to stay home as most do not have a clue how to drive in it.Our front woods looked like a winter wonderland!
I so like the snow on the pine trees with the blue sky.
I was not too happy to see my Loquat sagging from the heavy snow. A little tapping from my trusty broom and she is once again standing tall.
The Japanese Maple Tree, Camellias and Hedge were stout enough to take the weight but the Nandina's were not too happy. I knew they would be okay so I let them enjoy their blanket.
The poor Nandina (to the front) was a mere blob of snow.
The Azaleas were all lying down but I have way too many to save so I let them be and crossed my fingers for the best.Here is a close up of one of the Azaleas. I hope this pretty snow will not affect them in the spring as I am expecting many pretty blooms.
The creek was really pretty flowing with a white bank.
Look at my poor Dogwood budding out with snow on her branches. Yikes!
Our street is full of woods and so beautiful with snow covered trees. Ah, such smiles to my face. See how low the power lines were? Not our power lines and luckily, we never lost power during this snow.
The snow did not stop the deer from coming into our yard. Prints told that story.
I had to check on my buddy Harley in the pasture across the street. He was not too sure what to think of the snow.
As I strolled back up our driveway, I was in awe of this view! The Saints Bald Cypress Tree (to the right) looked like a German Christmas Tree. Ah, the memories of our German Winters.The Crepe Myrtle looked more like a Weeping Willow Tree then a Myrtle.
Since this Crepe Myrtle is in the line of our moving autos, she must keep her shape. I feared she would be harmed from the heavy snow so I had to take action. Click the Video to see what I did to help my friend.
This would be part two of helping my beloved tree.
All this pretty white fluff was gone within hours of these pictures being snapped. Sigh but to be expected with climbing temps. It was here for a short time but I was so happy to see REAL GEORGIA SNOW, In the Garden...
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