The season started out gently in Pennsylvania

Today’s GPOD comes from Kevin Kelly:
The first snow of the season descended gently in Harrisburg, PA on December 9th. Here are a few photos of my garden to celebrate the event. I enjoy the first month of winter because I get some needed rest from my garden chores. As many of you know from prior posts, my garden is on 4/10 acre in a suburban development. I have 145 conifers on the property. Most of them are slow growing and easy to maintain in a small size. I also leave most of the perennials up for the winter, only clearing out hostas (ugh) and the annuals. Hope you enjoy.

Front of the house. The middle bed is the barest, as this is where I plant a large annual display each year.

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Little Honey’. Still in fall color, this hydrangea is golden yellow through the entire growing season.

Molina caerulea ssp. arundinacea ‘Skyracer’. This is an awesome “see-though” grass.

Isn’t sedum lovely in the winter?

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ -one of my favorite grasses.

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